[Project] The Bot Shed provides web forms for command-line bots. CEX bots are admittedly powerful but as a community we can do better! Also: your wallet, your tokens, your bot.

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[Project] The Bot Shed provides web forms for command-line bots. CEX bots are admittedly powerful but as a community we can do better! Also: your wallet, your tokens, your bot.

Here's the link: https://www.botshed.xyz.

She just went live again (pro tip: pay for VPS by crypto- I chose usdc over ethereum- to sidestep whatever regulation moved Rack Nerd to ask for selfie KYC photos):

I've tried to give developers a way to essentially outsource input validation by including a simple form template in their repo. That way, bots can remain super low-resource command-line applications but a user's experience is still basically graphical.

At the moment there's a limit bot (works with the Binance CEX and EVM-compatible blockchains like Ethereum) and a telegram buy bot (which tbh I just made to demonstrate the botiq library πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ).

A simple alarm bot, a classic grid bot and a DCA bot are coming soon, and then I can start to get more creative! Of course, it's supposed to be a platform for other devs to share their bots too- both crypto and non-crypto related πŸ˜‰.


This is actually phase 2 in my long-suffering plan to bring automated strategies to everyone and even the playing field out there. I think it's a very necessary gap to close.

My first attempt, Botchi, was a monolithic bot suite that works but it's complicated to use and its reliance on a GUI makes it terrible for running on a VPS. Plus, the bot designer is fine but programming languages really are our best tools to define logical flows. I figured it's better to focus on devs- I wrote a high-level library called Botiq that makes writing crypto bots pretty easy- and then bridge the gap between developers and end-users with something like The Bot Shed.


Although I haven't used them myself, https://coygo.app/ is a much more powerful platform solving some similar problems, but it runs bots from your browser which... I can't have my laptop on all day! I want bots I can stick dozens of on a cheap Linux VPS for $10/year πŸ˜…