Git support

Git support

As part of EDDI's features, Git is supported, this means you can init, commit, push and pull a Chabot to a Git repository.

gitinit a Chatbot:

Exporting a bot is a fairly simple process, send a POST request to the following API endpoint and you will receive the location of the exported zip file on the response headers, specifically the location header.

Export Chatbot REST API Endpoint

Element

Value

Http Method

POST

API endpoint

/backup/export/{botId}?botVersion={botVersion}

{botId}

(Path parameter):String id of the bot that you wish to export.

{botVersion}

(Path parameter):Integer version of the bot.

Example:

Request URL:

http://localhost:7070/backup/export/5aaf90e29f7dd421ac3c7dd4?botVersion=1

Response Body: no content Response Code: 200 Response Headers:

{
"access-control-allow-origin": "*",
"date": "Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:41:41 GMT",
"access-control-allow-headers": "authorization, Content-Type",
"content-length": "0",
"location": "http://localhost:7070/backup/export/5aaf90e29f7dd421ac3c7dd4-1.zip",
"access-control-allow-methods": "GET, PUT, POST, DELETE, PATCH, OPTIONS",
"content-type": null
}

Importing a bot :

Same process as exporting ; send a POST request to the following api endpoint , you will receive the id of the imported bot on the response headers.

Import Chatbot REST API Endpoint

Element

Value

Http Method

POST

API endpoint

/backup/import

HTTP Content Type Header

application/zip

Request body

the zip file binary.

Example:

For the sake of simplifying things you can use Postman to upload the zip file of the exported bot just don't forget to add the http header of content type : application/zip.

Take a look at he image below to understand how can you upload the zip file in Postman:

Important: The bot will not be deployed after import you will have to deploy it yourself by using the corresponding api endpoint, please referrer to Deploying a bot.