Api.ai vs Botkit: What are the differences?
Api.ai: Conversational interface platform for apps, devices, bots, and services. API.AI is a natural language understanding platform that makes it easy for developers to design and integrate intelligent, robust conversational user interfaces into mobile, web applications, and devices; 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.
Api.ai and Botkit can be categorized 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.
MessagePro, Znack, and Lumeneo.com are some of the popular companies that use Api.ai, whereas Botkit is used by emojination, Taggun, and BubbleIQ. Api.ai has a broader approval, being mentioned in 6 company stacks & 9 developers stacks; compared to Botkit, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.