For developers and contributors to the open source OctoBot (opens in a new tab).
Watching one hour of a beginner Python video course should be enough to get started.
Once setup you'll love the OctoBot Developer environment.
Octobot Tentacles are apps/extensions for OctoBot.
A tentacle can be what ever you want it to be. For example an Indicator, a Strategy, a new Feature for the web interface or for something else. All of these can be packed in one tentacle bundle.
Checkout out the OctoBot customization guide.
Have a look at our contribution guidelines (opens in a new tab).