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Lita vs RocketChat: 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; RocketChat: Open source slack alternative. Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework It is a great solution for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service or for developers looking forward to build and evolve their own chat platforms..

Lita can be classified as a tool in the "ChatOps" category, while RocketChat is grouped under "Group Chat & Notifications".

Some of the features offered by Lita are:

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

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

  • BYOS (bring your own server)
  • Multiple Rooms
  • Direct Messages

"Extendable" is the top reason why over 4 developers like Lita, while over 65 developers mention "Open source " as the leading cause for choosing RocketChat.

Lita and RocketChat are both open source tools. It seems that RocketChat with 23.3K GitHub stars and 5K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Lita with 1.56K GitHub stars and 161 GitHub forks.

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 RocketChat?

Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework. It is a great solution for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service or for developers looking forward to build and evolve their own chat platforms.

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