12 Bots to Integrate in Slack Today
Slack is one of the top platforms for bot integration to share everything from tasks to gifs with colleagues. Read about 12 Slackbots you can add today.
8 Lessons We Learned from the World’s Most Famous Bots
New bots are built on the success of famous bots ELIZA from 1966 and A.L.I.C.E. from 1995. Keep these 8 tips in mind to improve your bot development approach.
Feeling Lonely? These Chatbots Will Keep You Company
Humans are creating chatbots, or bots, to keep other humans company instead of, well, human company. No, it’s not an episode of Black Mirror, and it’s not even a new phenomenon. In fact, the first bot, ELIZA, went live in 1966. Fast forward a few decades, and communication via technology is already embedded in the way of life of an entire generation.
Designing Personality: How Bots Express Themselves Through Language
Developers and companies are building bots to sound more like humans, Using these personality design components can improve user experience with your chatbots.
Define and Design Intents for Your Bot
Every time you speak or type to a bot you are issuing an 'intent'. Everything from your initial greeting to questions about whether you'll need an umbrella on Saturday qualifies as an intent. Learn more about the different kinds of intents and how to design them for your bot.
Design Utterances for Your Bot
An utterance is a piece of your bot’s overall dialog. Just like your customers issue utterances to your bot every time they type a word or phrase, your bot sends utterances back as responses. Learn how to design your bot’s utterances to determine it's tone and personality and make it stand out against the competition
Serverless Computing Simplifies Chatbot Maintenance
Serverless computing is a great solution for hosting your bot. Here’s the history and why.
4 Proven Ways to Get Your Bot Discovered
So you’ve built an awesome new chatbot, now what? You need to break through the noise and get your bot discovered so you can grow your user base.
How Apps are Pushing Bots into the Mainstream
Conversational marketing and messaging apps are pushing bots into the everyday. Learn about some of the benefits of integrating chatbots in messaging apps.
What Chatbot Communities to Join in 2018
Do you know where to find other bot developers to talk shop and share your knowledge? If not, start with this list of our favorite bot development communities.
Frameworks and Tools
How to reserve a .BOT domain using Pandorabots
In this step-by-step guide you’ll learn how to create your first bot using a Pandorabots account, deploy your bot, and reserve a .BOT domain for your site.
Give your bot a home.
You built it. You taught it. Now give it a home to grow on a .bot domain.