Easy-Peasy Bots: Getting Started

Don Goodman-Wilson
Jan 29, 2016 · 5 min read
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Rolling with Botkit

npm install
npm install -g localtunnel
lt --port 8765 --subdomain myawesomebot
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CLIENT_ID=xxx.yyy CLIENT_SECRET=abc PORT=8765 npm start
// BEGIN EDITING HERE!
controller.hears(‘hello’,’direct_message’,function(bot,message) {
bot.reply(message,’Hello!’);
});
controller.hears(
[‘hello’, ‘hi’, ‘greetings’],
[‘direct_mention’, ‘mention’, ‘direct_message’],
function(bot,message) {
bot.reply(message,’Hello!’);
}
);

Congratulations!

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1x engineer, teacher, philosopher. Time travel paradox resolution consultant. Developer evangelism advocate @GitHub. Board @maintainerati.

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Don Goodman-Wilson

Written by

1x engineer, teacher, philosopher. Time travel paradox resolution consultant. Developer evangelism advocate @GitHub. Board @maintainerati.

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