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Bots, or Robots are software applications that perform automated tasks on the internet. Most often, they run tasks that are simple and structurally repetitive, much quicker than a human could do alone.
Running your own bot
- For what use? E.g. add a footer to some categorized pages, add some wikilinks, archive in moving old talk to subpages, edit categories, manage templates.
Frameworks and interfaces for bot development
- See API:Client Code
MediaWiki API is for convenient access to machine-readable data.