How to Choose a Framework for Your Next Bot Build
October 1, 2018
It takes a lot of planning to create a bot. Before you even get started coding, check our list of things to consider when you choose a bot framework.
Bot Development, Frameworks and Tools
Define and Design Intents for Your Bot
July 31, 2018
Intents are user intentions and they are how users greet your bot and ask it questions. Learn more about intents and how to design them for your bot.
Design Utterances for Your Bot
July 24, 2018
An utterance is a single portion of your bot’s overall dialog. Learn how to design your bot’s utterances to determine your bot’s tone and personality.
8 Steps to a Better Chatbot
June 26, 2018
If building a chatbot seems like a daunting task, start with this simple 8-step checklist for building a bot. It’s not as complicated as you might think.
How to get a .BOT domain
June 19, 2018
This step-by-step guide by Randall Hunt was previously published on the AWS News Blog. You’ll learn how to register a .BOT domain, validate a LEX bot to give Amazon Registry permissions to invoke the bot and verify it’s existence, and get started with Amazon Route53 and AWS Certificate Manager (ACM).
Frameworks and Tools
How to reserve a .BOT domain using Pandorabots
June 12, 2018
This step-by-step guide by Lauren Kunze was previously published on Pandorabots’ blog. You’ll learn how to create your first bot using a Pandorabots account, deploy your bot and reserve a .BOT domain for your site.
Frameworks and Tools
Beginner’s Guide to Bots
April 27, 2018
Everything you need to know about the past present and future of bots. Whether you're thinking about developing a bot or just want to learn more about bots, this guide will teach you how bots were invented, the basics of how bots work, what bots can do, and where bots are developed and published.
Introduction to Bots
April 3, 2018
What are chatbots and where did they come from? Early roots in psychology and an ironic twist behind the creation of the first chatbot paved the way for modern chatbots. Today, chatbots have become a popular customer service solution able to facilitate sales, complete online tasks, and more.
How Chatbots Work
April 18, 2018
They might seem complicated at first but building a simple bot is surprisingly easy. Of course, building a sophisticated chatbot able to perform complex interactions is much more difficult. Chatbots use Natural Language Processing technology to understand words and phrases and complex bots use AI technology as well.
Functions of Bots
April 10, 2018
The ability of bots to accomplish different types of tasks is evolving and increasing rapidly. You can get a bot to manage projects in your Slack channel, get the weather, discover new music or tell you a dad joke. Here are a few things that bots can do.
Popular Chatbot Publishing Platforms
April 24, 2018
Social and messaging platforms have become the most common place for hobbyists and experienced developers to learn about and interact with bots. These platforms each have their own bots and allow users to build and deploy them. Here’s how the major players in this space have been utilizing chatbots on their platforms.
Popular Bot Building Frameworks
May 1, 2018
When you're ready to build your chatbot, you'll need the right framework. Chatbot frameworks are digital spaces where coders and developers build bots from the ground up. This guide covers some of the most common bot building frameworks out there: Amazon Lex, Dialogflow, and Microsoft Bot Framework.
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