, so you'll have to substitute your chosen username wherever relevant from now on. *While the API is production-ready, it is still under development and it has regular updates, do not forget to update it regularly by calling pip install pytelegrambotapi --upgrade. 1. Are priests who committed a sin together able to validly administer the Sacrament of Reconciliation to each other? One handler may have multiple filters. I'll check out your answer tomorrow morning and write back? # - none_stop: True/False (default False) - Don't stop polling when receiving an error from the Telegram servers, # - interval: True/False (default False) - The interval between polling requests, # Note: Editing this parameter harms the bot's response time. Python has good support for serving web content: when we want to scale up our Bot to allow it to receive many messages per second, Python has mature technologies such as WSGI to reach "web scale". Because our Bot is probably not going to be receiving messages every half second, most of the time when we ask for updates, there aren't any. Have you followed the steps such as creating a channel, issuing a channel access token, and setting a the webhook url for your endpoint? The main idea of chatbots is that instead of having to dig through awkward mobile menus and learn UIs, you'll simply have a conversation with a bot through a familiar We now also need to remember the most recent message that we replied to (we save this in the last_textchat variable) so that we don't keep on sending the echoes every second to messages that we've already processed. You can read more about me here. To keep this simple for the purposes of this answer, I created an AWS Lambda function and exposed it via API Gateway as an endpoint that looked something like: Once you are successfully receiving message events, responding simply requires posting to the LINE API with the unique. Let's take a look at an example of this and highlight the import data that we'll be writing code to extract in the next section.