Telegram Bots Book

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Telegram.Bot is the most popular .NET Client for Telegram Bot API.

The Bot API is an HTTP-based interface created for developers keen on building bots for Telegram. Check Bots: An introduction for developers to understand what a Telegram bot is and what it can do.

We, Telegram Bots team, mainly focus on developing multiple NuGet packages for creating chatbots.

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What Is This Book For

All Bot API methods are already documented by Telegram1 but this book covers all you need to know to create a chatbot in .NET. There are also many concrete examples written in C#. The guides here can even be useful to bot developers using other languages/platforms as it shows best practices in developing Telegram chatbots with examples.

Get Started

Begin your bot development journey with the Quickstart guide.


Check out our expamles repository for more.

Correctness & Testing

This project is fully tested using Unit tests and Systems Integration tests before each release. In fact, our test cases are self-documenting and serve as examples for Bot API methods. Once you learn the basics of Telegram chatbots, you will be able to easily understand the code in examples and use it in your own bot program.