Bots are handy little assistants that hang out in your app, wait for commands, and then find or create the thing you need. They’re another way to use your favorite apps without needing to open those apps, running automated tasks for you. They’re the big new thing—a core part of Slack, Facebook Messenger, and Telegram’s newest features—and yet they seem too complicated to build and use.
Turns out, bots are simple enough for anyone to make. Here’s how you can make a bot to do anything you want in a few minutes without any coding—along with a dozen examples of bots that real teams are using today, and a Slack bot cheat sheet for a handy reference to help build your own bots.
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