Amrith Shanbhag
Amrith ShanbhagHead of Social at Product Hunt

What's the best/easiest way to build bots for Slack?

Messenger bots are super-easy to make these days, but I find making them for Slack really hard :/ cc: @bentossell
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    ChatBot

    Build your chatbot without coding

    Daria Zwierz
    Daria Zwierz21Online Community Enthusiast · Written
    Try the ChatBot platform. It integrates with Slack allowing you to build bots even if you don't know how to code.
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    Shamit Khemka
    Shamit KhemkaM.D. - SynapseIndia · Written
    This platform is really efficient.
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    Shamit Khemka
    Shamit KhemkaM.D. - SynapseIndia · Written
    Create bots for business teams easily.
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    Botkit

    Building blocks for building Slack bots

    Have you looked at Botkit yet? It gives you everything you need, aside from hosting, to build your own bots for Slack, and it's free and open source.
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    Ben Tossell
    Ben Tossell30No-coder 👉 Makerpad.co · Written
    Botkit is pretty awesome too +1
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    api.ai

    Build your own Siri. Speech interface for apps and devices.

    Ben Tossell
    Ben Tossell30No-coder 👉 Makerpad.co · Written
    Also recommend this, it's what I started using before building facebook bots
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    Justin Mitchell
    Justin Mitchell9Founder & CEO @ Yac.Chat · Written
    Owned by Google now, and has one click integration to Slack
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    LukMat
    LukMatChatbot maker · Written
    + support for many languages
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    Motion AI

    Easily build chatbots to do anything, on any platform!

    Super easy to create bots across a variety of channels, including Slack.
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    BotEngine

    Your personal chatbot factory

    Daria Zwierz
    Daria Zwierz21Online Community Enthusiast · Written
    The tool comes with a seamless integration with Slack so that creating your bot is a piece o cake.
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    Landbot - Lead Chatbot

    Website based Chatbot builder => get more Lead

    Shamit Khemka
    Shamit KhemkaM.D. - SynapseIndia · Written
    Landbot is the no-coding, fully customizable chatbot that lives on your website and talks to your visitors.
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    Botsociety

    The fastest way to create a bot experience preview

    Ricky Fung
    Ricky FungFounder, Tika · Written
    i used botsociety for some initial mocks to show users in the early stages. doesn't have the full functionality of slack but served its purpose.
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