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Hubot vs Nestor: What are the differences?

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.

What is Nestor? Hosted Hubot for Slack. Supercharge your team with Bot Powers in Seconds.

Hubot and Nestor can be primarily classified as "ChatOps" tools.

Some of the features offered by Hubot are:

  • We ship Hubot with a small group of core scripts: things like posting images, translating languages, and integrating with Google Maps
  • Open source, written in CoffeeScript on Node.js
  • Extensible

On the other hand, Nestor provides the following key features:

  • Heroku: Manage your Heroku apps with Nestor.
  • Trello: Manage your Trello cards, boards and lists with Nestor.
  • Github: Look at issues, merge branches and get Github stats with Nestor.

Hubot is an open source tool with 15.1K GitHub stars and 3.51K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Hubot's open source repository on GitHub.

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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.

What is Nestor?

Supercharge your team with Bot Powers in Seconds
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        What are some alternatives to Hubot and Nestor?
        Botkit
        Botkit designed to ease the process of designing and running useful, creative bots that live inside Slack, Facebook Messenger and other messaging platforms.
        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.
        Errbot
        The main use is to make it easy for you to write your own plugins so you can make it do whatever you want: a deployment, retrieving some information online, trigger a tool via an API.
        Sequel
        It is a simple, flexible, and powerful SQL database access toolkit for Ruby. It includes a comprehensive ORM layer for mapping records to Ruby objects and handling associated records.
        HubCommander
        HubCommander provides a chat-ops means for managing GitHub organizations. It creates a simple way to perform privileged GitHub organization management tasks without granting administrative or owner privileges to your GitHub organization members.
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        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 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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