In today’s market, companies are racing to find the next big channel to reach customers. Chatbots offer a new and exciting way to interact with people, brands, or services in order to streamline existing processes. At the core of Chatbots is a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Bot Framework. In this course, Building Bots with Microsoft’s Bot Framework: Getting Started, you’ll learn how to create a real, centralized framework that allowed the easy creation of bots. First, you’ll learn to streamline existing processes. Next, you’ll explore the basic structures of how to put them together. Finally, you’ll discover the basic structures and how to put them together. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of Microsoft Bot Framework that will help you as you move forward to learning what they can be used for and how to get started building them.
Matt Kruczek is the VP of Mobile, Web and AI at Tallan. Matt has extensive experience in the software industry and is responsible for creating and maintaining any and all architectures and strategies pertaining to the mobile, web and AI disciplines. He has architected and developed several end-to-end Line of Business applications using a variety of Microsoft Technologies including WCF, WPF, ASP.NET , C#, VB, MVC, SQL Server, Microsoft Bot Framework and Entity Framework.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Matt Kruczek, and welcome to my course, Getting Started with Building Bots with Microsoft's Bot Framework v4. The notion of a chat bot has been around for decades, but it hasn't been until recently that the technology has caught up with the buzz enough to produce some solid framework from the major players in the market. In this course, we're going to learn about one of those frameworks currently being offered by Microsoft entitled The Microsoft Bot Framework. Some of the major topics we will cover include learning about the basic features of the bot framework, discovering how to enhance your bots with things like dialogs and conversations state, learning how to integrate Microsoft's natural language processing framework into your bot, and finally, how to deploy a bot to Azure and Facebook Messenger. Now by the end of this course, you'll know how to get started building a basic bot, how to enhance it with some of the more advanced features, and finally, how to deploy it how to one or more channels. Before beginning this course, you should have some basic knowledge of C# and API endpoints, as well as to be able to navigate your way around the Visual Studio IDE. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn the ins and outs of the Microsoft bot framework with the Getting Started with Building Bots with Microsoft's Bot Framework Version 4 course, at Pluralsight.