Bot Composer: a new way of creating smart bots

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Nowadays, bots are getting more and more advanced. They look nothing like a pop-up window with just a list of options we used to see before. Microsoft offers many tools to make your bot as practical and adjustable as possible: Cognitive Services, Bot Framework, cloud databases, etc. Microsoft Bot Composer allows developers to have everything they need to create a brilliant and platform-independent bot right from the tool. In this session, you'll learn about bot design and development tricks, tools and services to make your bot user appealing, connecting bots to different environments. You'll see how to start developing a completely custom bot right from the Composer. This session will bring enough inspiration to start using Bot Composer, whether you are a seasoned developer or only starting your journey.


Veronika Kolesnikova

Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft MVP (AI)

Passionate about backend web development, mainly with Microsoft technologies like C#, .NET, Azure. Public speaker, hackathon volunteer. Curious about mobile, ML and AR. Veronika holds a master degree in Information Technology. In her free time, she likes dancing, traveling and practicing aerial yoga.

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