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Note: v10.0.4 accidentaly contains the removal of CoffeeScript; v10.0.5 puts it back in Note: v11 removes CoffeeScript and converts this codebase to ESM

Hubot is a framework to build chat bots, modeled after GitHub's Campfire bot of the same name, hubot. He's pretty cool. He's extendable with scripts and can work on many different chat services.

This repository provides a library that's distributed by npm that you use for building your own bots. See the documentation for details on getting up and running with your very own robot friend.

In most cases, you'll probably never have to hack on this repo directly if you are building your own bot. But if you do, check out

Create your own Hubot instance

This will create a directory called myhubot in the current working directory.

npx hubot --create myhubot --adapter @hubot-friends/hubot-slack
npx hubot --create myhubot --adapter @hubot-friends/hubot-discord
npx hubot --create myhubot --adapter @hubot-friends/hubot-ms-teams
npx hubot --create myhubot --adapter @hubot-friends/hubot-irc

Review scripts/example.mjs. Create more scripts in the scripts folder.


See the LICENSE file for license rights and limitations (MIT).

Hubot History

Cartoon with Hubot

The Most Important Startup's Hardest Worker Isn't a Person

The Story of Hubot

Hubot by Hubotics

Automating Inefficiencies

Getting Started with Hubot