Amazon Lex vs Botkit: What are the differences?
What is Amazon Lex? Build conversational voice and text interfaces, using the same deep learning technologies as Alexa. Lex provides the advanced deep learning functionalities of automatic speech recognition (ASR) for converting speech to text, and natural language understanding (NLU) to recognize the intent of the text, to enable you to build applications with highly engaging user experiences and lifelike conversational interactions.
What is Botkit? Building Blocks for Building Slack Bots. Botkit designed to ease the process of designing and running useful, creative bots that live inside Slack, Facebook Messenger and other messaging platforms.
Amazon Lex and Botkit can be primarily classified as "Chatbot Platforms &" tools.
Botkit is an open source tool with 9.29K GitHub stars and 2.03K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Botkit's open source repository on GitHub.
emojination, Taggun, and BubbleIQ are some of the popular companies that use Botkit, whereas Amazon Lex is used by Innovative Virtual Computing Solutions, Shelf, and Lumeneo.com. Botkit has a broader approval, being mentioned in 5 company stacks & 9 developers stacks; compared to Amazon Lex, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.