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What is Lita?

Lita is a chat bot written in Ruby with persistent storage provided by Redis. It uses a plugin system to connect to different chat services and to provide new behavior. The plugin system uses the familiar tools of the Ruby ecosystem: RubyGems and Bundler.
Lita is a tool in the ChatOps category of a tech stack.
Lita is an open source tool with 1.6K GitHub stars and 160 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Lita's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Lita?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use Lita in their tech stacks, including Xoom, Open Science Framework, and Fotolia.

Developers
17 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Lita.

Lita Integrations

GitHub, Slack, Jenkins, Jira, and GitLab are some of the popular tools that integrate with Lita. Here's a list of all 20 tools that integrate with Lita.

Lita's Features

  • Automate tasks
  • Built with Ruby
  • Free and open source
  • Works with any chat service, including IRC, Slack, HipChat, and Campfire
  • Install plugins from those already published, or write your own

Lita Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Lita?
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.
HubCommander
HubCommander provides a chat-ops means for managing GitHub organizations. It creates a simple way to perform privileged GitHub organization management tasks without granting administrative or owner privileges to your GitHub organization members.
Errbot
The main use 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.
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.
Nestor
Supercharge your team with Bot Powers in Seconds
See all alternatives

Lita's Followers
33 developers follow Lita to keep up with related blogs and decisions.