Take your chatbot development up a notch. Our vast array of bot development articles covers everything from basic chatbot concepts to advanced ideas that help you create exciting new bots. We’ll also introduce you to essential bot development tools that will aid in streamlining your processes.

Survey Hints at the Importance of Chatbots’ Expertise for Gaining Users’ Trust

September 24, 2019

In order for customer service chatbots to be effective, it is important for human users to feel that they can trust them and that the information they provide is reliable

Bot Basics, Bot Development

Building Bots with Chatfuel

September 10, 2019

Chatfuel is a graphical platform for building Facebook Messenger chatbots. If you’re not a developer but still want to build a chatbot, Chatfuel’s easy-to-use bot-building tools might be the answer. With basic NLP capabilities and a variety of useful plugins, Chatfuel is a feature-rich option for many organizations.

Bot Development

Best Bot Building Platforms for Beginners

August 22, 2019

So, you've decided you want to build a chatbot. What's the best place to start and which bot building platform should you choose?

Bot Development, Frameworks and Tools

Deep Learning Fundamentals to Build an Efficient Chatbot

August 20, 2019

Learn about the potential of deep learning and the role it plays in chatbots! Also, get to know about how neural networks are efficient for speech recognition in chatbots.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

The Turing Test – Time for Change?

August 1, 2019

The Holy Grail of conversational chatbot design is to create a computer program that can pass the famous Turing test—that is, to make one which is indistinguishable from a human in everyday general conversation. However, I believe that the Turing test as it currently stands has serious flaws, which I’ll discuss in this article, and I’ll offer an alternative to the test.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

Behind The Scenes of Chatbots: Using NLP to Power a Chatbot

July 11, 2019

Explore chatbot architecture, and learn about how natural language processing works in a chatbot. Plus, find out what intents and entities of a message are.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

Bots For the Enterprise: Like a CLI on Steroids

July 4, 2019

Automation is important. Are you familiar with enterprise applications?

Bot Development

5 Bot Development Mistakes That Can Frustrate Users and How to Avoid Them

June 7, 2019

Building a bot can be a difficult process, with plenty of trial-and-error. There are a few common mistakes that developers make along the way; fortunately, these can be easy to avoid.

Bot Development

AIML Tutorial: Get Your Bot to Ask Survey Questions

May 29, 2019

Bots can be developed to receive important information from customers and drive conversions.

Bot Development

6 Reasons Your Chatbot Doesn’t Convert

May 9, 2019

Chatbots can be an effective tool when used shrewdly and tuned to your business objectives and audience. Customer conversion is an important end goal for many chatbots.

Bot Development

Understanding the Future of Chatbot Development through Cognitive Computing

April 23, 2019

Cognitive computing is emerging as a primary technological mode, and chatbots are its main staging ground. The future of chatbot development involves a combination of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analysis—all powered by a conversational, engaging front-end chatbot experience.

Bot Development

Building Bots with Amazon Lex

April 16, 2019

Amazon Lex is a flexible chatbot framework with NLU and machine learning capabilities. With Amazon Lex, you can build everything from simple bots for messaging apps to complex bots for enterprise environments. Explore the integrations, SDKs, and unique AWS services available when you build your bot with Amazon Lex.

Bot Development

Let’s face it. There’s a dizzying array of chatbot development resources on the web. With so much information at your disposal, it can be hard to know where to start. And, if you’ve already built a bot or two, quality resources for maintaining and enhancing your chatbots can be hard to come by.

That’s why we’re constantly creating new and valuable bot development content—so bot creators can generate new ideas and discover the best, most effective tools for building and deploying chatbots. We work with subject matter experts to identify topics that matter to chatbot developers, explore those ideas from a dev-centric perspective, and give you the info you need to create an amazing new chatbot—or maybe just figure out whether a given framework offers a PHP SDK.

Our articles cover topics as straightforward as deploying your bot to a messaging app and as nuanced as chatbot-blockchain innovations. We cast a wide net! By working with experienced bot developers (who even offer Q&A writeups), we seek out what’s going on in the industry and show you how those happenings impact your development efforts.

For example, which companies currently offer the most capable machine learning models for your chatbot, and how do they work? Also, what’s the word on open source chatbot development tools versus proprietary offerings? Is there an API that connects your bot with a particular third-party service? These are the kinds of questions we seek to answer.

Our goal is to publish the web’s most comprehensive collection of advice, anecdotes, concepts, guides, and discoveries related to chatbot development. As a community, we’re here to guide you on your bot-building journey. Through education, inquiry, and spirited conversation, we’re motivating chatbot hobbyist and developers in the industry to grow their expertise.

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