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Discover the Somiibo Developer Platform

What is the Somiibo Developer Platform?

Somiibo is a tool for primarily non-technical users to automate their social media, such as SoundCloud, Instagram, Twitter, etc. An individual tool within Somiibo is called a module. A module can do many things from generating views and plays to fully automating The API allows you to branch off from the provided modules and build your own.

The Somiibo Developer Platform is a way for anyone to add their bot to Somiibo. There are two main reasons for building an bot:

  • 1

    So that you can create a bot that doesn't already exist in Somiibo

  • 2

    So that you can build upon an existing library in Somiibo

Building a bot that works with Somiibo is easy and should take a developer about a 2 or 3 days to build a working module. You can test your module instantly from within Somiibo, and you can share it with anyone whenever you want.

Why build a bot with Somiibo's Developer Platform?

If you've used other automation tools before, you know the ongoing pain of waiting for updates that may take long or never come. We decided to circumvent that entire process by allowing our users to create content along side us.

Building a module on Somiibo is free for everyone. Somiibo is a Software-as-a-Service product and Somiibo provides this product to end-users for free.

What you need to start building a bot

Yep, it's as simple as this.

Anyone can add a bot to Somiibo, usually without writing any new code. This quick guide will familiarize you with the Somiibo Developer Platform and get you pointed in the right direction building your own bot.

When you're finished, you’ll be able to use the bot in your own Somiibo account, share it privately with others, or even submit your bot to be available publicly to anyone with a Somiibo account. Plus, you'll have integrations with the 12+ bots on our platform instantly.

Somiibo Required

Much of this guide refers to Somiibo application, please download it if you have not already.

Before we start, here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1

    A Somiibo account

    If you don't have one, it's very easy to create one. Just head over to our site and sign up
  • 2

    A bit of Javascript programming knowledge

    The SomiiboScript API is written entirely in Javascript. It's easy for anyone with a bit of developing knowledge in Javascript to pick up.
  • 3

    A brilliant and innovative idea for a bot

    Soon enough you'll be on your way to building an awesome module!

If you're unfamiliar with the core concepts of Somiibo, you can read more about Somiibo for the non-technical user view. Each step below aims to explore both the developer and user perspective as we put together the pieces of your bot on Somiibo.

Otherwise, you can dive right in and start making a bot! Head over to the getting started section and we'll walk you through exactly how you can start.