Hosting your Botkit project on Heroku is an easy way to quickly host your bot and program it using Botkit Studio. Heroku is a platform that helps helps them deliver unique apps in a way that supports their own requirements and development practices. They offer free and paid solutions, and you may find the free service works great for your bot!
Deploy a Bot App, next to
If you entered the platform tokens in Step 3, you can skip to the next step. If not, click on the .env file and enter your:
Platform tokens(your created these in step 2 above)
Studio Token= This is located on the API KEYS of your Integrations tab in Botkit Studio.
Show Live to start your app. If all the .env tokens are correct, You can now go back to Studio. Studio will now provide any information you need to complete step 2, if needed.
Now your bot is ready for use!
Heroku seems confusing!
It is quite powerful, so there is a ton of options. For the basic purpose of running a Studio bot, our deployment should contain everything you need to get started, but if you are wondering how to supercharge your usage of this tool, you should check out the Heroku support documentation for help in customizing all the server side features of your application.