How to use Azure Bing Spell Check API using node.js?

Microsoft Cloud Service - Azure provides different Cognitive AI/ML APIs which help solve problems and automate stuff. The Bing Spell Check API helps you to detect spelling errors in the text which you scan using API. It gives suggestions of words which might be wrong in the sentence. [Try the demo ] Let us get … Continue reading How to use Azure Bing Spell Check API using node.js?

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Amazon Lex compared to Microsoft Bot Framework

A chat bot is a service, powered by rules and sometimes artificial intelligence which converse via natural language text interfaces. Amazon offers its own service on AWS to build Conversation Bots known as Amazon Lex. Whereas, Microsoft offers a set of Cognitive services and Bot Framework to build chat bot on Azure and also locally. … Continue reading Amazon Lex compared to Microsoft Bot Framework

DirectLineAPI – Testing with custom client and POSTMAN – Microsoft Bot Framework

Direct Line API is used enable communication between your bot and your own client application. This post will show you how can we use the direct line API of our BOT to start a conversation and also how to exchange Activities. We are using the Microsoft Sample bot example of Notes Bot. The below pic show … Continue reading DirectLineAPI – Testing with custom client and POSTMAN – Microsoft Bot Framework

Learning about LUIS and Consuming LUIS API in node.js

LUIS is Language Understanding Intelligent Service from Microsoft, as part of Azure Cognitive Services. Several Microsoft technologies work with LUIS: Bot Framework allows a chat bot to talk with a user via text input. Bing Speech API converts spoken language requests into text. Once converted to text, LUIS processes the requests. LUIS allows us to create an … Continue reading Learning about LUIS and Consuming LUIS API in node.js

Microsoft Bot Framework: How to validate user response to bot Prompts?

Microsoft Bot Framework has multiple prompts to get user response while having the conversation such as Prompts.text, Prompts.number, Prompts.Choice, Prompts.confirm But there is automatic validation for number, choice and confirm prompt. For example if the user responds with wrong choice then the chat bot will re-prompt the choices and ask yo to select again. Check documentation here. This post … Continue reading Microsoft Bot Framework: How to validate user response to bot Prompts?

Conversational Text Formatting in Microsoft Bot-Framework

This post is about how can we do text formatting in the Microsoft Bot framework. Like, how to send or receive text in bold, italics, list, quote, links etc. Bold and Italics Multiline Text List Strikethrough text Quote a text Adding Links Adding text in increased font(a heading) Hope it helps you when you are … Continue reading Conversational Text Formatting in Microsoft Bot-Framework

Node.js: Developing a chat bot on Microsoft Azure Portal

To develop  chat bot on Microsoft Azure Portal you should have Microsoft Outlook ID and you need to login to the Azure Account and activate the free trial  for next 30 days. After you have setup the Azure account he we need to go to: New > AI+Cognitive Services > Web App Bot As shown in … Continue reading Node.js: Developing a chat bot on Microsoft Azure Portal

BUILDING CHAT BOTs: MICROSOFT QnA MAKER

To find about What are Chat Bots? visit here. According to Microsoft’s documentation, “Microsoft QnA Maker is a free, easy-to-use, REST API and web-based service that trains AI to respond to user’s questions in a more natural, conversational way. Compatible across development platforms, hosting services, and channels, QnA Maker is the only question and answer service with a graphical user … Continue reading BUILDING CHAT BOTs: MICROSOFT QnA MAKER