Not a huge amount has changed since the last update, the main thing is probably that insobot now has a twitter account.

As I mentioned back then, I wanted to add some more parsing logic to the schedule-website-updating-via-twitter thing. While doing that I thought it would be nice if the bot acknowledged when it had found a schedule with a reply tweet, so that's now what it does. I'm using @ChronalDragon's ~twc for this, which made things a lot easier than if I were handling twitter's Oauth signature nightmare myself.

The parsing improvements mean it ...
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This is a quick-ish blog with a rundown of recent changes, and upcoming plans.

Last month, shortly after insobot joined HMN, Miblo made a request for poll functionality and mod_poll was created. It was quite rote, and so did not take long to get an initial version up and running.

The current version is mostly the same, but now saves polls locally across module reloads and has a private message confirmation for !vote. Hopefully it's useful; I was considering a web interface to it, but I think Strawpoll already handles that better than I could. They do have an ...
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insobot: it's official

Alex Baines  — 3 months, 4 weeks ago
If you've been in the handmade network IRC, or a Twitch channel of someone related to the network, then you may have had the pleasure (or indeed, misfortune) of coming into contact with an IRC bot known as insobot.

I started this project in October of 2015 after having watched Handmade Hero and interacting with the community surrounding that series. Initially, it was just a simple markov chain bot and nothing else - inspired totally by ChronalDragon's chronal_robot that was once present in his own Twitch channel.

Since then, insobot has been rewritten in C99 and rearchitected around shared ...
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