A Flowdock adapter for hubot

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A Hubot adapter for Flowdock

Flowdock is a web based collabration and chat app. It integrates nicely with GitHub, Pivotal Tracker, Twitter, JIRA, Confluence, most CI systems and even email.

You should report any issues or submit any pull requests to the Flowdock adapter repository.

Compatibility with Hubot

  • 0.6.x => Hubot >=2.5.0
  • 0.5.x => Hubot >=2.4.8
  • 0.4.x => Hubot 2.4.2 - 2.4.8
  • 0.3.x => Hubot 2.3.x
  • 0.2.5 => Hubot 2.2.x

Compatibility with NodeJS

  • Preferably use NodeJS 0.8.x or later

Getting Started

First, create your own hubot template by using the getting started instructions of the hubot repository.

Then you will need to edit the package.json for your hubot and add the hubot-flowdock adapter dependency.

"dependencies": {
  "hubot-flowdock": ">= 0.0.1",
  "hubot": ">= 2.0.0",

Then save the file, and commit the changes to your hubot's git repository.

If deploying to Heroku you will need to edit the Procfile and change the -a campfire option to -a flowdock. Or if you're deploying locally you will need to use -a flowdock when running your hubot.

Configuring the Adapter

The Flowdock adapter requires only the following environment variables.


# Heroku specific: to enable the keep-alive functionality for Hubot > 2.1.4.
# More info at

Flowdock Login Email

This is the email address of the account which your hubot will be using.

Flowdock Login Password

This is the password of the account which your hubot will be using. Note: if you use third party authentication (e.g. Google), you need to set a password for your account manually.

Heroku Hostname

Your Hubot instance's hostname in Heroku.

Configuring the variables on Heroku

% heroku config:add HUBOT_FLOWDOCK_LOGIN_EMAIL="..."

% heroku config:add HUBOT_FLOWDOCK_LOGIN_PASSWORD="..."

Configuring the variables on UNIX





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