Building with Bot Framework
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Building with Bot Framework

Building Bots with Microsoft's Bot Framework
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Last updated 8/2017
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Add conversational logic using LUIS
  • Deploy to various channels
  • Use the Bot Emulator for debugging
  • Build your own Bot
  • Code your own Bot
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  • This course is for anyone with an interest in learning the basics of Bots and building basic Bots with the Microsoft Bot Framework - no prior experience of bot building is necessary. Basic knowledge of Node .JS is beneficial, as well as familiarity with basic C# code.
  • SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: • Visual Studio 2017 (Community Free Version can be used) • Microsoft Bot Emulator (Free Download) • Access to social media and chat services that will be covered in the course: Skype and Facebook
  • MINDSET- This is a Crash Course to teach you how to build you bots from scratch. This course will teach the viewers how to create stunning Bots .There is no need of any prior technical skills. However, a conceptual understanding of Bots and it Framework is required.

Today's bots can help us order food, shop for clothes, save money, and find restaurants. For example, Digit helps you manage your money by showing your bank balance, upcoming bills, and helping you save money through text messages.

In this video, now that you have a good understanding of the different components and their role in the overall environment, we will start to delve into more advanced features. This video course will show how to add conversational logic to a bot by using LUIS and covers the basics, setting up Visual Studio, and exploring the LUIS User Interface, ending with building a demo bot using LUIS. We then move onto publishing your bot to Azure as well as deployment into different channels. You will finish the course by building your own bot using the knowledge gained from previous sections.

About The Author

Eduardo Freitas delivers, supports, and helps create world-class software solutions that automate critical business processes, extract and process vast amount of data, improve efficiency, and slash operating costs by thousands. He turns help desks into profit centers and engines that drive sales and marketing.

He's an expert in data capture, extraction, big data, and business process automation and helps his customers save thousands and slash costs by a factor of 70% or more.

Victoria Clark is a Financial Management Consultant with a background in finance projects and systems, especially facilitating workshops and education on new developments, and has a great interest in new technologies. Born in South Africa she is currently living in the Netherlands and enjoys writing, learning new topics, and spending time with her family.

Who is the target audience?
  • This video is for developers who want to create a new service or enable an existing service, with a great bot interface.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
Language Understanding - LUIS
6 Lectures 41:03

This video provides an overview of the entire course.

Preview 02:20

This video explains the Cognitive Services and LUIS.

Cognitive Services and LUIS

This video covers an overview of the basics of LUIS and the relevant components.

LUIS Basics

Get familiar with the LUIS User Interface (UI) and create the different components in LUIS.

LUIS User Interface

Set up Visual Studio to deploy LUIS.

Setting Up Visual Studio

Build a bot using the LUIS Dialog and link to the LUIS intents and entities to deploy.

Demonstrating Bot Using LUIS
Channels and Deployment
4 Lectures 33:01

Publish your bot to Azure through Visual Studio, register your bot, and add extra security.

Preview 09:16

Once the bot is published, we look how to deploy it to Skype through the Bot Developer Portal.

Deploying to Skype

This video shows the steps to publish through Facebook Messenger, including setting up a new Facebook Page and Facebook Developer account.

Publishing to Facebook Messenger

Create a custom message in Facebook Messenger using Facebook Developer templates.

Customizing Messages for Facebook Messenger
Demo Bot Using LUIS
3 Lectures 46:56

Set up the flow of our bot in the LUIS User Interface based on client specifications.

Preview 17:21

Code our bot using multiple Form Flows and configure the LUIS Dialog.

Building the Bot Using the Microsoft Bot Framework

Publish our bot to Azure and FB Messenger and test our bot.

Publishing to Facebook Messenger
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