Using custom channel data in bot messages

One of the many benefits of the Microsoft Bot Framework is that it allows the creation of bots capable of running on a multitude of channels (Skype, Facebook Messenger, Slack, etc.). However, due to the subtle differences between these platforms, it is impractical for the framework to cover all possible message types for each one. Even though Bot Builder SDK¬†allows….

New chatbot assists educators with quick and easy access to Office 365 training and teaching resources

This is a guest post from Dr. Iris Yuster, Senior Business Development Manager, Microsoft Educator Community. The Microsoft Educator Community recently launched a new bot built with the Bot Framework to provide educators with a personal human-like assistant that can direct them quickly to relevant content. One of the key roles of the bot is to help educators better engage….