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ILshat Khamitov
ILshat Khamitov

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Add support telegram bot to nestjs with nestjs-telegraf

Add library to application

npm i --save nestjs-telegraf telegraf

endy@endy-virtual-machine:~/Projects/current/kaufman-bot$ npm i --save nestjs-telegraf telegraf

added 12 packages, and audited 758 packages in 13s

77 packages are looking for funding
  run `npm fund` for details

found 0 vulnerabilities
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Create token for bot

Find user @botfather in telegram and create new bot

Find user @BotFather in telegram and create new bot

Create .env.local file in root folder and write this token

TELEGRAM_BOT_TOKEN=5.......................................g
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.env.local

Update .gitignore file

...
# Env files
*.env.*
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.gitignore

Add env to heroku dashboard

Go to https://dashboard.heroku.com/apps/kaufman-bot/settings

Open envs panel
envs panel

Add token to env
Add token to env

Write first code in nestjs application

Update app.module.ts file

import { Module } from '@nestjs/common';
import { TelegrafModule } from 'nestjs-telegraf';

import { AppController } from './app.controller';
import { AppService } from './app.service';

@Module({
  imports: [
    TelegrafModule.forRoot({
      token: process.env.TELEGRAM_BOT_TOKEN,
    }),
  ],
  controllers: [AppController],
  providers: [AppService],
})
export class AppModule {}
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Update app.service.ts file

import { Injectable } from '@nestjs/common';
import { Hears, Help, On, Start, Update } from 'nestjs-telegraf';
import { Context } from 'telegraf';

@Update()
@Injectable()
export class AppService {
  getData(): { message: string } {
    return { message: 'Welcome to server!' };
  }

  @Start()
  async startCommand(ctx: Context) {
    await ctx.reply('Welcome');
  }

  @Help()
  async helpCommand(ctx: Context) {
    await ctx.reply('Send me a sticker');
  }

  @On('sticker')
  async onSticker(ctx: Context) {
    await ctx.reply('👍');
  }

  @Hears('hi')
  async hearsHi(ctx: Context) {
    await ctx.reply('Hey there');
  }
}
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Update scripts for run application

"scripts": {
    "nx": "nx",
    "start": "node dist/apps/server/main.js",
    "build": "npm run nx -- build server",
    "test": "nx test",
    "serve": "npm run nx -- serve server",
    "serve:local": "export $(xargs < ./.env.local) && npm run serve"
}
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Update scripts for run application

Run and test send message from telegram

npm run serve:local

endy@endy-virtual-machine:~/Projects/current/kaufman-bot$ npm run serve:local

> kaufman-bot@0.0.0 serve:local
> export $(xargs < ./.env.local) && npm run serve


> kaufman-bot@0.0.0 serve
> npm run nx -- serve server


> kaufman-bot@0.0.0 nx
> nx "serve" "server"


> nx run server:serve

chunk (runtime: main) main.js (main) 5.13 KiB [entry] [rendered]
webpack compiled successfully (1cb24aed742cbdb9)
Starting inspector on localhost:9229 failed: address already in use
Issues checking in progress...
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:12 PM     LOG [NestFactory] Starting Nest application...
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:12 PM     LOG [InstanceLoader] TelegrafModule dependencies initialized +79ms
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:12 PM     LOG [InstanceLoader] DiscoveryModule dependencies initialized +3ms
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:12 PM     LOG [InstanceLoader] AppModule dependencies initialized +5ms
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:13 PM     LOG [InstanceLoader] TelegrafCoreModule dependencies initialized +287ms
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:13 PM     LOG [RoutesResolver] AppController {/api}: +6ms
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:13 PM     LOG [RouterExplorer] Mapped {/api, GET} route +4ms
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:13 PM     LOG [NestApplication] Nest application successfully started +4ms
[Nest] 1495282  - 02/13/2022, 12:11:13 PM     LOG 🚀 Application is running on: http://localhost:3333/api
No issues found.
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nx run server:serve

Open telegram and find you bot
Open telegram and find you bot

Click to start message
Click to start message

Test other feature
Test other feature

Deploy to heroku and test

Commit all changes

Commit all changes

Stop local version of bot
Stop local version of bot

Remove vercel integrations if it exists
Remove vercel integrations if it exists

Remove vercel integrations if it exists2

Remove vercel integrations if it exists3

If application not deploy automatic, change settings in heroku and click to manual deploy

manual deploy

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