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Botkit vs Hubot: What are the differences?

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.

What is Hubot? A customizable life embetterment robot. 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.

Botkit belongs to "Chatbot Platforms & Tools" category of the tech stack, while Hubot can be primarily classified under "ChatOps".

Botkit and Hubot are both open source tools. It seems that Hubot with 15.1K GitHub stars and 3.51K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Botkit with 9.3K GitHub stars and 2.03K GitHub forks.

CircleCI, Keen, and 500px are some of the popular companies that use Hubot, whereas Botkit is used by emojination, Taggun, and BubbleIQ. Hubot has a broader approval, being mentioned in 53 company stacks & 21 developers stacks; compared to Botkit, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

What is Botkit?

Botkit designed to ease the process of designing and running useful, creative bots that live inside Slack, Facebook Messenger and other messaging platforms.

What is 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.
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      What are some alternatives to Botkit and Hubot?
      Microsoft Bot Framework
      The Microsoft Bot Framework provides just what you need to build and connect intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking, from text/sms to Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services.
      Botpress
      Botpress is an open-source bot creation tool written in TypeScript. It is powered by a rich set of open-source modules built by the community. We like to say that Botpress is like the WordPress of bots; anyone can create and reuse other peo
      Dialogflow
      Give users new ways to interact with your product by building engaging voice and text-based conversational apps.
      Telegram Bot API
      Bots are third-party applications that run inside Telegram. Users can interact with bots by sending them messages, commands and inline requests. You control your bots using HTTPS requests to our bot API.
      Messenger Platform
      With bots and live-messaging tools, you can create a custom experience for your unique audience.
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      How developers use Botkit and Hubot
      Avatar of Kalibrr
      Kalibrr uses HubotHubot

      We have our own special Hubot instance named kbot, that does everything from reminding us what to do, showing cat and corgi images, and notifying us of system errors.

      Avatar of LinkORB
      LinkORB uses HubotHubot

      Hubot does all our deploys, talking to capistrano. Also, it mustaches innocent bystanders occasionally.

      Avatar of Thibault Maekelbergh
      Thibault Maekelbergh uses BotkitBotkit

      The backbone of the application. Takes care of application logic and bot responses.

      Avatar of cslasher
      cslasher uses HubotHubot

      Integrated well with slack adapter.

      Avatar of Myungseo Kang
      Myungseo Kang uses HubotHubot

      For slackbot in my company

      Avatar of Darren Buse
      Darren Buse uses HubotHubot

      Someone to talk to :)

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