Stefan

Creator of Botwiki and Botmakers, Botwiki editor, and Botmakers community manager.

Hi!

My name is Stefan [stefn] and I'm Botwiki editor-in-chief and Botmakers community manager. I also wrote the first 32 issues of Bot! zine.

You can reach me at stefan@botwiki.org, on Twitter, or you can visit fourtonfish.com for more of my personal projects.

My blog posts

Poll: The cost of botmaking

How much does it cost to host a creative bot?

Bot tributes

Art, games, and other creative projects inspired by bots.

New category: non-English bots

You can now browse non-English bots on Botwiki by language 🇫🇷🇩🇪🇪🇸🇫🇮

Behind @botwikidotorg’s profile image

How the @botwikidotorg profile image is made.

Botwiki Browser Extension

See links to a bot's Botwiki entry when visiting its page on Twitter or botsin.space.

My bots

Views from New York

Views from the great city of NYC 🗽

New on Botwiki

See what's new on Botwiki! Yes, this very site.

Hello, world!

Hello from around the world.

Untitled Artist

A generative art bot inspired by the work of Mark Rothko and Benjamin Kovach.

@southpoleviews

Views from the South Pole.

rain.gif

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My resources

Introduction to Mastodon bots

A beginner's guide to making bots that run on Mastodon.

How to use cron-job.org to run your bots hosted on Glitch

Using cron-job.org to periodically wake up your Glitch-hosted bots.

generative-art-bot

Make fun generative art bots on Mastodon and Twitter.

How to Make a Mastodon Bot: The Definitive Guide

Learn how to make creative Mastodon bots with Botwiki.

How to make a Mastodon (botsin.space) app/bot

Step-by-step guide on creating a bot app on botsin.space.

How to create a Twitter app

First step in the journey of making your own Twitter bot.

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