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The #rubyonrails channel bot


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

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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