Developing Bots with Microsoft Bots Framework

Create Intelligent Bots using MS Bot Framework and Azure Cognitive Services

Authors: Machiraju, Srikanth, Modi, Ritesh

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  • The first book covering Microsoft Bots framework
  • Introduces readers to the new concept of Conversation as a Service (CaaS)
  • Covers Bots development on Windows as well as Non-Windows platforms
  • Includes Bots integration with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 
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Develop Intelligent Bots using Microsoft Bot framework (C# and Node.js), Visual Studio Enterprise & Code, MicrosoftAzure and Cognitive Services. This book shows you how to develop great Bots, publish to Azure and register with Bot portal so that customers canconnect and communicate using famous communication channels like Skype, Slack, Web and Facebook. You'll also learn how to build intelligence into Bots using Azure Cognitive Services like LUIS, OCR, Speech to Text and Web Search.Bots are the new face of user experience. Conversational User Interface provides many options to make userexperience richer, innovative and engaging with email, text, buttons or voice as the medium for communication.Modern line of business applications can be replaced or associated with Intelligent Bots that can use data/historycombined with Machine Intelligence to make user experience inclusive and exciting.
With Developing Bots with Microsoft Bots Framework, you'll see just how simple Bot building can be.
What You'll Learn

  • Build Bots using MS Bot framework on Windows and Non-Windows platforms
  • Publish your Bot to the cloud in minutes
  • Create rich communication platforms between your application and users  
  • Apply Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to your applications
Who This Book Is For
Developers and Architects who design and build modern applications or communication platforms using MS stack or open source technologies. 
Business Analysts and UX Specialists interested in designing and building trendy user interfaces/platforms using Bots and Azure ML

About the authors

Srikanth Machiraju has over nine years of experience as a developer, architect, technical trainer and communityspeaker. He is currently working with Microsoft Hyderabad designing and preaching modern application developmentusing cutting-edge platforms and technologies. Prior to Microsoft he worked at BrainScale as Technicaltraining/SME on application building and migrations with Azure. He is a tech savvy developer who is passionateabout embracing new technologies and sharing his learning as blogs or wider communities. He has also authored“Learned Windows Server Containers”, blogs at https://vishwanathsrikanth.wordpress.com and active on LinkedIn athttps://www.linkedin.com/in/vishsrik/
Ritesh Modi is an ex-Microsoft commercial software engineering senior technical evangelist. He is an architect, senior evangelist, Cloud architect, published author, speaker, and a known leader for his contributions towardsDatacenter, Azure, Bots, Blockchain, Cognitive services, DevOps, Artificial Intelligence and automation. Currently, he is working as Principal Consultant with Infront Consulting. He has more than a decade of experience in building and deploying enterprise solutions for customers and recently co-authored Introducing Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview with the Windows Server team. 
He has spoken at multiple conferences including TechEd and PowerShell Asia, does lots of internal training and is a writer for MSDN magazine. 

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook $29.99
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3311-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Developing Bots with Microsoft Bots Framework
Book Subtitle
Create Intelligent Bots using MS Bot Framework and Azure Cognitive Services
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Srikanth Machiraju and Ritesh Modi
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3312-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3312-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3311-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 283
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 190 illustrations in colour
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