Errbot Alternatives

    Errbot is described as 'The goal of the project is to make it easy for you to write your own plugins so you can make it do whatever you want: a deployment, retrieving some information online, trigger a tool via an API, troll a co-worker,' and is an app in the Development category. There are four alternatives to Errbot for Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Hubot, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Errbot are Lita (Free, Open Source), Cog (Free, Open Source) and opsdroid (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 8, 2018

    1. Hubot is a framework to build chat bots, modeled after GitHub's Campfire bot of the same name, hubot.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      Lita is a chat bot written in Ruby. It connects with your favorite chat service and helps keep you efficient while having fun. Automate tasks Turn tedious, time-consuming, and error-prone tasks into simple commands.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Cog brings the power of the command line to the place you collaborate with your team all the time -- your chat window.


      The company Operable released Cog 1.0 in February 2017, but it closed down for lack of funds. The project is still available on GitHub.

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    2. An open source chat bot framework written in python. It is designed to be extendable, scalable and simple.
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