• New Bot Builder SDK samples released!

    Last week we’ve released a new set of Bot Builder SDK samples in a dedicated GitHub repository. The new Bot Builder samples are organized into groups (core, cards, intelligence, demo) and are designed to illustrate task-focused samples in C# and Node.js to help you build great bots. A snapshot of...
  • Using the new Facebook Messenger 1.2 Features with Bot Framework

    This week, Facebook announced new v1.2 updates to their Facebook Messenger bot platform including new capabilities for developers. Bot Framework’s design allows you to take advantage of several of these features immediately, and we’ll make it even easier to use them as we add native support over time. Bot Framework...
  • Skype says Hello to new bots

    Skype has always been the home for your most important conversations. At this year’s Microsoft Build Conference, CEO Satya Nadella showed us the beginning of a new world. A universe where technology works with your everyday conversations to make life easier, more productive, and fun. In April we released a...
  • Microsoft Bot Framework July Update - Cards, and New Skype, Slack, and Facebook Bot Features

    The industry is abuzz with news about bots and bot events. Of recent note, the Botness conference was a resounding success as was the Skype Hackathon held June 21-22 in the Valley. The energy and participation at these events has been inspiring and invigorating! Today, we are releasing an important...
  • New Kik Connector; Botness Event Upcoming

    Bot and CaaP (Conversation as a Platform) momentum continues at Microsoft. Recently we had a fantastic hack with the super talented folks at Kik and learned a ton. We’ve been working with the Kik team very closely to add the Kik channel to Microsoft Bot Framework. As you see in...
  • Bots Can Be More Than Text

    When we first introduced the Microsoft Bot Framework at Build 2016, the framework provided support for text and image conversation across all of our conversation channels. We’ve had great response and developers are creating and connecting new bots of all shapes and sizes every day. In parallel we’ve been working...
  • Microsoft Bot Framework Update

    Microsoft Build last month yielded many exciting announcements for developers, among them Microsoft’s Bot Framework, which provides what you need to build and connect intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking. It’s so exciting to see an ecosystem emerge since releasing a month ago - more than...
  • Microsoft Bot Framework

    As some of you may have noticed, Fuse Labs has been doing a lot of thinking about and work on conversational user experiences. Today, Microsoft released the public preview of the Microsoft Bot Framework. In the spirit of One Microsoft, the Bot Framework is a collaborative effort across many teams,...

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