Microsoft Bot Framework November Update – Cross Platform Emulator App, Enhanced Direct Line REST API, Updated SDKs, Card Types and new Azure Bot Service (Preview)

We’ve made a number of enhancements in the November Bot Framework Update all of which are designed to help you build better bots faster. The enhancements fall into two categories – those in Bot Framework and those in Azure Bot Service (Preview), a new offering created in partnership with our colleagues in the Azure team. First, here’s a summary of….

Microsoft Teams Available in Bot Framework

There’s a new channel in town – Microsoft Teams. Announced earlier today, Microsoft Teams, the chat-based workspace for Office 365 is now in preview. You will find Teams in the list of channels on which your bot can talk in the Bot Framework developer portal effective immediately. You can read the Microsoft Teams full blog post here. Happy building! Colleen Estrada….