Building a moody Telegram bot
Before we start developing a bot, we should be clear about our objectives: what is my bot going to do? We take a simple example of creating a bot that would respond with an emoji based on the user's mood. It's a moody bot for the simple reason that it represents the mood of the user. Sounds like an interesting use case? Let's go for it!
In this recipe, we shall use the
python-telegram-bot (https://github.com/python-telegram-bot/) library to develop a Telegram bot. So, let's get started by first installing the
python-telegram-bot module with our favorite utility, namely python
(bots)chetans-MacBookPro:ch09 Chetan$ pip install python-telegram-bot --upgrade Collecting python-telegram-bot Downloading python_telegram_bot-5.1.0-py2.py3-none-any.whl ...