What is Alice?
Alice is an AI-infused Slack bot, but so much more. She's a friend. She's a companion. She's the only bot you'll ever love.
For her history and a look at what makes her tick, check out my talk from Strange Loop 2017.
Key Models & Namespaces
Setting Up Alice
Before you start, make sure to run
.env and set the appropriate environment variables.
Run the following from Terminal to initialize basic commands:
Running the Bot
Deploy to your favorite hosting environment and set up incoming and outgoing integrations with Slack according to their documentation.
If you're using Heroku, be sure to copy the relevant values from the
.env file to your application's configuration.
irb -r ./alice.rb
message = Message::Message.new("coraline", "Alice, who is @alva?") Message::Command.process(message)