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What should I use for my discord bot?

April 21, 2017 584 views
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What do I use to host my discord bot? A Visual Studios Net Core application

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@vete2000
Without knowing anything about Discord, it looks like you can create bots in many different frameworks, but a lot of people uses Node.js as their server using the discord.js framework: https://discord.js.org/
So it all depends on which language you code your bot in.

I'm using C# so that wouldn't really work out

  • @vete2000
    Okay, if you're coding in C# or .Net, then you probably need a Windows platform as server, which means DigitalOcean is currently not a recommended host for you.
    I know Microsoft released a .Net server platform for Linux a few months ago, but not sure if it's available in general or their primary focus is for their Azure platform.
    All in all, if you don't know anything about Linux, then it's probably easier to use Microsoft's Azure platform.

    • C# != Windows. .NET Core is multiplatform and runs better and faster on Linux.

  • You need a Fedora server with .NET Core - you can always refer to the latest info on our wiki page here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DotNet

    Since we are talking about Fedora 25 and you probably want csproj support at this point, you would be installing it from Microsoft website (linked from the wiki page) - our packages will be out within a few months.

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