The Forsta Developer Hub

Welcome to the Forsta developer hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with Forsta as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

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GitHub Repository

The complete source code for this project can be found here.

What We Will Build

In this tutorial, we are going to build a simple bot that responds with a greeting whenever a Forsta user messages it. We will store each message received from Forsta users in a PostgreSQL database, and provide a simple web interface to review all received messages.

Before You Start

To follow along this tutorial, you must first create a new user on Forsta that will be associated with your bot. The bot will interact with other Forsta users as the user you create. You may register a new user by visiting


Node.js (version 8 or higher)
NPM (version 3 or higher)


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