Skip to main content

Telegram bot API mirroring class, featuring dataset-powered SQLite databases.

Project description


This project conveniently mirrors the Telegram bot API with the class Bot.

Please note that Python3.5+ is needed to run async code.

Check requirements.txt for third party dependencies.

Check out help(Bot) for detailed information.

Project folders

davtelepot/data folder

  • contains configuration settings (e.g. certificate path, local_host, port etc.)
  • contains secret information to be git-ignored (e.g. bot tokens)
  • *.db files are SQLite databases used by bots
  • *.log: log files (store log_file_name and errors_file_name in data/ module)

examples folder

This folder contains full-commented and ready-to-run examples for simple Telegram bots.


import sys

from import Bot

from data.passwords import my_token, my_other_token

long_polling_bot = Bot(token=my_token, database_url='my_db')
webhook_bot = Bot(token=my_other_token, hostname='',

async def foo_command(bot, update, user_record):
    return "Bar!"

async def bar_command(bot, update, user_record):
    return "Foo!"

exit_state =

Check out help(Bot) for detailed information.

Webhook additional information

To run a bot in webhook modality, you have to provide a hostname and certificate at bot instantiation and a local_host and port when calling method.

  • Telegram will send POST requests at https://{hostname}/webhook/{tokens}/ using certificate for encryption
  • aiohttp.web.Application server will listen on http://{local_host}:{port} for updates

It is therefore required a reverse proxy passing incoming requests to local_host.

Example of nginx reverse proxy serving this purpose

server {
  listen 8553 ssl;
  listen [::]:8553 ssl;


  location /telegram/ {

  ssl_certificate /path/to/fullchain.pem;
  ssl_certificate_key /path/to/privkey.pem;

Example of python configuration file in this situation

# File data/, gitignored and imported in main script
hostname = ""
certificate = "/path/to/fullchain.pem"
local_host = ""
port = 8552

# Main script
from data.config import hostname, certificate, local_host, port
from data.passwords import bot_token
from import Bot

my_bot = Bot(

# ...

Project details

Release history Release notifications | RSS feed

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Source Distribution

davtelepot-2.9.7.tar.gz (112.4 kB view hashes)

Uploaded source

Built Distribution

davtelepot-2.9.7-py3-none-any.whl (118.2 kB view hashes)

Uploaded py3

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing and Security Sponsor Datadog Datadog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Download Analytics Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page