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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.

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Running your own bot

The Python wikipediabot is a collection of tools that automate work on MediaWiki sites

Frameworks and interfaces for bot development

See Code

MediaWiki API is for convenient access to machine-readable data.

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