FB Messenger Bot Skeleton

by culturekings

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Facebook Messenger Bot Skeleton

Skeleten Application to handle the authentication and webhook requests sent via facebook for new messenger bots.

This project is developed to work with Heroku with no coding changes required. It implements the standard echo function that is provided by Facebook to provide visual feedback it is working.

This project is written in Node.js and Express to stay in line with the official Facebook docs and make it easier to use their provided examples.

It has a default Verify Token of TEST however this can be changed be setting an environmental variable in heroku of VERIFY_TOKEN

There is also a requirement for a PAGE_ACCESS_TOKEN which is provided during the Facebook setup below. If you use the Heroku Button it will ask you for this during setup.

To see full instructions on how to enable in Facebook. Follow the official guide