Lita vs. Hubot

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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.

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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Why do developers choose Lita?
Why do you like Lita?

Why do developers choose Hubot?
Why do you like Hubot?

What are the cons of using Lita?
No Cons submitted yet for Lita
Downsides of Lita?

What are the cons of using Hubot?
No Cons submitted yet for Hubot
Downsides of Hubot?

What companies use Lita?
3 companies on StackShare use Lita
What companies use Hubot?
65 companies on StackShare use Hubot
What tools integrate with Lita?
19 tools on StackShare integrate with Lita
What tools integrate with Hubot?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Hubot

What are some alternatives to Lita and Hubot?

  • HubCommander - A Slack bot for GitHub organization management
  • Nestor - Hosted Hubot for Slack
  • Pagerbot - Manage Pagerduty on-call schedules from within your internal chat channels
  • Securitybot - Distributed alerting chat bot via Slack (by Dropbox)

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