Mastodon bots and tutorials


#1

Hi,
Hope its the right place to enquire, i’d like to learn how to write and run a mastodon bot.
Could not find a tutorial - any hints or recommendations?
Cheers!


#2

Hi, I’d start here:


#3

Thanks saper.
This is a technical documentation. Seems like directed towards programmers that can deduct from the various options how to do stuff, for example, a bot.

A less tech inclined person, like yours truly, perhaps requires specific tutorials.
…or a stupidity upgrade :wink:


#4

its the following any better?


#5

reppin’ my co-admin’s library, which is a wrapper around plain mastodon.py that provides a much better API for bot making!


#6

There are templates for Mastodon bots on glitch.com: Glitch - The Friendly, Creative Community


#7

@boodoo@mastodon.social wrote Cheap Boots Toot Sweet, which is a mastodon version of the “Cheap Bots Done Quick” Twitter bot framework and a really easy way to create new bots!