Microsoft Bot Framework vs Telegram Bot API: What are the differences?
Microsoft Bot Framework: Connect intelligent bots that interact via text/sms, Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services. The Microsoft Bot Framework provides just what you need to build and connect intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking, from text/sms to Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services; Telegram Bot API: HTTP-based interface created for developers keen on building bots for Telegram. Bots are third-party applications that run inside Telegram. Users can interact with bots by sending them messages, commands and inline requests. You control your bots using HTTPS requests to our bot API.
Microsoft Bot Framework and Telegram Bot API can be categorized as "Chatbot Platforms &" tools.
"Well documented, easy to use" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Microsoft Bot Framework, while over 7 developers mention "Integrating with other services" as the leading cause for choosing Telegram Bot API.
Microsoft Bot Framework is an open source tool with 5.7K GitHub stars and 2.2K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Microsoft Bot Framework's open source repository on GitHub.
Yotpo, Buddy, and Permabots are some of the popular companies that use Telegram Bot API, whereas Microsoft Bot Framework is used by simplement-e, Hack League, and Universal Electronics Inc.. Telegram Bot API has a broader approval, being mentioned in 21 company stacks & 25 developers stacks; compared to Microsoft Bot Framework, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.