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Lita vs Nestor: What are the differences?

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

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

Some of the features offered by Lita are:

  • Automate tasks
  • Built with Ruby
  • Free and open source

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.

Lita is an open source tool with 1.56K GitHub stars and 161 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Lita's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 Nestor?

    Supercharge your team with Bot Powers in Seconds

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    What are some alternatives to Lita and Nestor?
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    Abbot
    It is a platform to build and run automation scripts from chat without a lot of hassle. It takes care of the annoying parts of getting up and running so you can focus on getting things done.
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