Project template for Virtual Assistant using the Bot Builder SDK V4.

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npm install generator-bot-virtualassistant@1.1.0


Bot Framework Solutions

This repository is the home for a set of templates and solutions to help build conversational experiences using Azure Bot Service and Bot Framework.

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Name Description
Virtual Assistant (Preview). Customers and partners have a significant need to deliver a conversational assistant tailored to their brand, personalized to their users, and made available across a broad range of canvases and devices.

This brings together all of the supporting components and greatly simplifies the creation of a new bot project including: basic conversational intents, Dispatch integration, QnA Maker, Application Insights and an automated deployment.
Skills (Preview). A library of re-usable conversational skill building-blocks enabling you to add functionality to a Bot. We currently provide: Calendar, Email, Task, Point of Interest, Automotive, Weather and News skills. Skills include LUIS models, Dialogs, and integration code delivered in source code form to customize and extend as required.
Analytics. Gain key insights into your bot’s health and behavior with the Bot Framework Analytics solutions, which includes: sample Application Insights queries, and Power BI dashboards to understand the full breadth of your bot’s conversations with users.



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botbuilder-solutions (Preview) npm version Link
botbuilder-skills (Preview) npm version Link
generator-botbuilder-assistant (Preview) npm version Link
botskills (Preview) npm version Link

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