How Is This Course Structured?
This course is designed to be more practical with lot of coding sessions. At the end of the course, you will be fully equipped with all the necessary tools to write a fully functional chat bots and integrate it with various channels such as Facebook and Skype. And when you finish the course, you will also get the repository links to all the code that we write in this course. All the course content is up-to-date as on 2018.
This course will cover Microsoft Bot Framework - Azure Bot Service & Bot Builder SDK, LUIS NLP, Facebook & Skype Integration and Bot Deployment in Heroku
Why Should You Learn Chat Bots?
There used to be a time when Artificial Intelligence (AI) is only seen in Sci-Fi movies. However with advent of innovative new technologies, AI is fast becoming reality in the form of chat bots.
Thanks to Microsoft, IBM, Google, Facebook and other innovative startups who have made this awesome technology available to every developer in the world. You don't need to be a Ph.D anymore to dive into Artificial Intelligence. Anyone with good or no programming knowledge can build chat bots.
According to the latest report from Business Insider, nearly 80% of companies have already used or planned to use chatbots by 2020. The chatbot market size is estimated USD 703.3 million in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 3.1 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 35.2% from 2016 to 2021.
This unprecedented growth in chatbots is now demanding more skilled developers and engineers. You don't want to be left behind. Do you?
What Will You Learn Here?
You'll learn how to build a chat bot powered by natural language with Node.JS, Azure Bot Framework (Azure Bot Service & Bot Builder SDK) and LUIS (Language Understanding Intelligent Service).
Together we will spend extensive amount of time building following two functional chat bots demonstrating Bot Builder SDK and LUIS Capabilities
1. Appointment Booking Assistant Bot - Demonstrating Bot Builder SDK Capabilities
2. Movie Ticket Booking Bot - Demonstrating Bot Builder SDK and LUIS (NLP) Capabilities with Facebook and Skype Integration
At the end of this course, you will be able to write your own chat bot and integrate it with Facebook Messenger and Skype.
Who Am I?
My name is Jagadish. I'm entrepreneur, full-stack developer and a software consultant. I have co-founded two startups. One in artificial intelligence and chatbots. The other one is in eCommerce domain.
I have over 13+ years of experience in Software Development. I have strong expertise in designing and developing scalable enterprise software solutions.