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.

Bot Basics

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.

Bot Basics

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.

Bot Development

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.

Bot Basics

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.

Bot Basics

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.

Bot Basics

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.

Bot Basics

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.

Bot Basics

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.

Bot Basics

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