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Hubot vs Pagerbot: What are the differences?

What is Hubot? A customizable life embetterment robot. Hubot is a chat bot, modeled after GitHub's Campfire bot, hubot. He's pretty cool. He's extendable with old community scripts, or new community org and your own custom scripts, and can work on many different chat services.

What is Pagerbot? Manage Pagerduty on-call schedules from within your internal chat channels. Pagerbot is a bot that makes managing PagerDuty on-call schedules easier. It currently supports IRC and slack, and can be easily deployed to heroku.

Hubot and Pagerbot belong to "ChatOps" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Hubot are:

  • We ship Hubot with a small group of core scripts: things like posting images, translating languages, and integrating with Google Maps
  • Open source, written in CoffeeScript on Node.js
  • Extensible

On the other hand, Pagerbot provides the following key features:

  • Supports both Slack and IRC
  • Built-in admin panel
  • Simple plugin architecture

Hubot and Pagerbot are both open source tools. Hubot with 15K GitHub stars and 3.5K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Pagerbot with 258 GitHub stars and 86 GitHub forks.

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    What is Hubot?

    Hubot is a chat bot, modeled after GitHub's Campfire bot, hubot. He's pretty cool. He's extendable with old community scripts, or new community org and your own custom scripts, and can work on many different chat services.

    What is Pagerbot?

    Pagerbot is a bot that makes managing PagerDuty on-call schedules easier. It currently supports IRC and slack, and can be easily deployed to heroku.

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