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Building Bots Using The Microsoft Bot Framework - Revised

Learn how to build a bot and add intelligence to it.

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Free Course
This free online course in building bots with the Microsoft Bot Framework will teach you how to get started with building your own bots. With more than half of all web traffic being made up of bots, they are a great way of helping customers, gathering your website's data, and creating automation for certain services. Bots often handle many tasks, from weather reports, to giving directions, to taking orders for restaurants and more.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Certification

  • Mobile Friendly

  • Publisher

    Channel 9
  • Accreditation






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With this online course Building Bots Using The Microsoft Bot Framework will walk you through the creation of a bot and introduce you to the software available to help you, along with introducing you to the Azure Bot Service and how it can help you create an effective bot.

The course starts off with introducing you to the Microsoft Bot Framework and how it can help you create a bot. You will be taught how to create conversational dialogs from the ground up, and also how to incorporate NLS and deep learning technology into your bot.

Lastly, you will look at the Azure Bot Service Preview, where you will learn how this service allows your bot to develop its intelligence quickly and effectively, using a combination of the Microsoft Bot Framework and Azure Functions. You will also examine the Azure Portal, Visual Studio, and LUIS to further understand how to increase your bot’s intelligence.

This course will be of interest to anyone who wishes to learn more about the new and upcoming field of bots and bot tools. It will also be of interest to anyone looking to increase their knowledge of how to make their bots more intelligent and useful.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss how to use the Microsoft Bot Framework to create a bot.
  • Explain the uses of LUIS and the Bot Connector.
  • Explain how to publish your bot.
  • Discuss connecting your bot to your users using the Bot Connector.
  • Explain the benefits of using the Azure Bot Service for your bot.
  • Discuss how to use the Azure Bot Service.


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