Botkit vs Telegram Bot API: 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 Telegram Bot API? HTTP-based interface created for developers keen on building bots for Telegram. 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.
Botkit and Telegram Bot API 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.
Yotpo, Buddy, and Permabots are some of the popular companies that use Telegram Bot API, whereas Botkit is used by emojination, Taggun, and BubbleIQ. Telegram Bot API has a broader approval, being mentioned in 21 company stacks & 25 developers stacks; compared to Botkit, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.