A Bot defines the automation you want AppSheet to run -
"when something happens" (these occurrences are called Events),
"do some set of activities"
Bots runs in the cloud and do work for you even when you are not directly using an app.
Bots can be configured to trigger a process on detection of a specified event or according to a predetermined schedule. Once enabled, bots run in the background to listen for event triggers or trigger processes on a schedule. To terminate the process automation, you can disable the bot.
In the example shown below, the bot is configured to trigger the “Onboard new employees” process anytime a new “employees” record is created.
This bot continues to listen for the new employee creation events and fire the associated process when the event occurs until it is disabled.