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A framework for creating stateful chatbots on Django.

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Botshot Chatbot Framework

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Botshot is a Python/Django framework for building stateful chatbots and conversational interfaces.

With Botshot, you can build complex chatbots that remember past conversations.

Botshot can:

  • Receive messages from Messenger, Telegram or Amazon Alexa (more platforms coming soon)
  • Understand and parse messages using a NLU service
    • e.g. "Show me the best concert" -> intent: recommend, query: concert
  • Manage the dialogue and move between the conversation's states
  • Keep track of the context and history of the conversation
  • Send messages and media back to the user
  • Send proactive messages and notifications
  • Connect to 3rd party APIs and analytics

Getting started

Just install the package and run the bots script. You will also need the Redis database.

sudo apt install redis-server
pip3 install botshot
bots init my_bot && cd my_bot
bots start

That's it! Now open http://127.0.0.1:8000/chat and chat with your bot.

You may also want to add some actual content, so check the docs ;-)

Docs

Find out how to make your own chatbot in the Docs.

Questions? Join us on Slack!

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License

This project is dual licensed. You may only use Botshot for open-source projects under the AGPL license. If you'd like to use Botshot for commercial projects, please contact us for a commercial license.

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