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Hubot vs Pagerbot: 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 Pagerbot? Manage Pagerduty on-call schedules from within your internal chat channels. Pagerbot is a bot that makes managing PagerDuty on-call schedules easier. It currently supports IRC and slack, and can be easily deployed to heroku.

Hubot and Pagerbot belong to "ChatOps" category of the tech stack.

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, Pagerbot provides the following key features:

  • Supports both Slack and IRC
  • Built-in admin panel
  • Simple plugin architecture

Hubot and Pagerbot are both open source tools. Hubot with 15K GitHub stars and 3.5K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Pagerbot with 258 GitHub stars and 86 GitHub forks.

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 Pagerbot?

Pagerbot is a bot that makes managing PagerDuty on-call schedules easier. It currently supports IRC and slack, and can be easily deployed to heroku.
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        What are some alternatives to Hubot and Pagerbot?
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        Botkit designed to ease the process of designing and running useful, creative bots that live inside Slack, Facebook Messenger and other messaging platforms.
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        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.
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        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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        How developers use Hubot and Pagerbot
        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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