Programming the Microsoft Bot Framework: A Multiplatform Approach to Building Chatbots

Programming the Microsoft Bot Framework: A Multiplatform Approach to Building Chatbots

by Joe Mayo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781509304981
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Publication date: 11/24/2017
Series: Developer Reference Series
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 1,276,347
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Joe Mayo, a multi-year Microsoft MVP, is an author and independent software consultant specializing in Microsoft technologies. He has written seven books and many magazine articles, and taught numerous online and in-person courses. Mayo’s experience spans a wide spectrum of desktop, cloud, and device technologies. He created the LINQ-to-Twitter open source project, and has worked with
C# and .NET since 2000.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started

1. Exploring Bot Framework Architecture

2. Setting up a Project

3. Building Conversations: The Essentials

4. Fine-Tuning Your Chatbot

Part II: Bot Builder

5. Building Dialogs

6. Using FormFlow

7. Customizing FormFlow

8. Using Natural Language Processing (NLP) with LUIS

9. Managing Advanced Conversation

Part III: Channels and GUI

10. Attaching Cards

11. Configuring Channels

12. Creating Email, SMS, and Web Chat Bots

Part IV: APIs and Integrations

13. Coding Custom Channels with the Direct Line API

14. Integrating Cognitive Services

15. Adding Voice Services

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