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The #rubyonrails channel bot
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This is the channel bot ("helpa") for #rubyonrails. It is used so people don't have to type things over and over again.

Commands are listed (in SQL form) in tips.sql.

You can run the bot yourself with ruby bot.rb


Configure your bot in config/summer.yml

First set the required config vars

heroku config:set

heroku config:set RAILS_BOT_IRC_PORT=6667

next run required database migrations

heroku run ruby migration.rb

next configure heroku to use a bot worker

heroku ps:scale bot=1

Database settings

The database settings in summer.yml will automatically be overwritten by heroku's DATABASE_URL environment variable so that its an effortless setup to use heroku postgres.

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