What is Botkit?
It is an open source developer tool for building chat bots, apps and custom integrations for major messaging platforms.
Botkit is a tool in the Chatbot Platforms & Tools category of a tech stack.
Botkit is an open source tool with 10.3K GitHub stars and 2.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Botkit's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Botkit?
6 companies reportedly use Botkit in their tech stacks, including TACTFUL.ai, Nina, and Taggun.
58 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Botkit.
Pros of Botkit
Relatively easy to understand and help/active community
- Battle tested code, in use by 10,000's of bots right now
- Visual conversation builder
- Integrated NLP from LUIS.ai
- Powerful Open Source libraries
- Dozens of plugins
Botkit Alternatives & Comparisons
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