Guidelines for Developing Bots for GitHub

Mairieli Wessel, Andy Zaidman, Marco A. Gerosa, Igor Steinmacher

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Projects on GitHub rely on the automation provided by software development bots. Nevertheless, the presence of bots can be annoying and disruptive to the community. Backed by multiple studies with practitioners, this article provides guidelines for developing and maintaining software bots.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)72-79
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Software
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2023

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software


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