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Lita vs Pagerbot: What are the differences?

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; 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.

Lita and Pagerbot can be categorized as "ChatOps" tools.

Some of the features offered by Lita are:

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

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

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

Lita and Pagerbot are both open source tools. Lita with 1.56K GitHub stars and 161 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Pagerbot with 258 GitHub stars and 87 GitHub forks.

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    Automates tasks
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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 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 Lita and Pagerbot?
    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.
    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.
    Securitybot
    Securitybot is an open-source implementation of a distributed alerting chat bot, as described in Ryan Huber's blog post. Distributed alerting improves the monitoring efficiency of your security team and can help you catch security incidents faster and more efficiently.
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