If you didn’t know, API.AI has now changed its name to DialogFlow. So what’s changed?
I took this clip from a recent webinar I conducted. The webinar is based on my eBook which talks about the 10 features all API.AI developers must know to speed up the development of their chatbot. Click here to purchase the complete training product (webinar recording plus the eBook)
Looking to get into chatbots but don’t want to get burned by a bad ROI project? First, let us address the elephant in the room. Have you ever asked yourself this question? Do I need to start learning about chatbots since they will soon replace mobile apps? As it turns out, the best answer for […]
I recently integrated API.AI with Twitter to create a Twitter bot. While the steps seem to be fairly straight forward, there are a couple of small issues that could trip you up. Create a Twitter app Go to the Twitter apps page while being signed in with the Twitter bot account and click on the “Create new […]
So you have defined a bunch of intents for your agent. And you type in a query which you think almost certainly should match one of the intents, but for some reason it doesn’t. Tune the ML threshold In your agent’s settings, you can see a tab called ML settings. Under ML settings, you will […]
Did you know that you can bulk upload entities in API.AI? I found out from a question on the API.AI forum that sometimes users think each and every entity value has to be manually typed in. Why? Because in the UI, it is not immediately apparent that they can do some kind of automatic upload. […]
API.AI has a feature which is somewhat “hidden”, in my view. It is not obvious for people when they are in the UI, and you will probably be able to see why when you see the animated GIF below. Batch operations So to enable batch operations like bulk delete, bulk copy, bulk move etc on […]
Update Dec 10th 2018: Template mode is now deprecated Based on what I have seen on the discussion forums, the template mode is one of the most powerful but obscure features in API.AI. When people “discover” the template mode, they are frequently surprised. And at the same time, a light bulb seems to go on […]