HOW TO CREATE BASIC WHATSAPP BOT

Basically what is bot…

In basic terms a bot is a program which runs on behalf of human intervention .which is an effective way to perform a repetitive job

let us see how to build one..

In this article we will see how to build a COVID-19 BOT

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Flask a python framework
  • python
  • Twilio account
  • virtual environment
  • working whatsapp account

Create an free account in Twilio

configure the twilio account 👇

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2PB6o2E8aA

once you have setup your twilio sanbox now we need to create the virtual env

$ mkdir watsupbot$ cd watsupbot$ virtualenv myvenv$ source myvenv/scripts/activate (for windows)$ pip install flask twilio requests

now create file by name app.py

Now its time time to get our hands dirty :)

import the modules inside app.py

Basic Logic:

To handle the incoming message from the user and to reply them

Api used:

which is a application programming interface from which we are fetching the live data of people who have affected by the COVID-19 virus

https://api.rootnet.in/covid19-in/stats/latest

Watch it live
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL-PxclX1cs&t=35s

look into the github repository for entire code

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