DialogFlow | Tools

Should you use Dialogflow from scratch?

Recently, a reader sent me a message in which he said: A lot people mention you as one of the (main proponents) of the Dialogflow from scratch movement. While it is a pretty succinct phrase, I don’t think I am a proponent of Dialogflow from scratch. I am a proponent of building better Dialogflow bots 🙂 I don’t think it is just an aspirational phrase. To be very specific, I recommend people build their bots in such a way that the bot maker (the person who wants the bot to be built) balances three different aspects of the bot development process. The missing third dimension when evaluating low code tools In my view, Dialogflow is the best low code bot…

DialogFlow | Tools

An app to search within your Dialogflow intents

Have a lot of intents in your Dialogflow agent? A few months back, I created an app called Dialogflow Navigator to search across your Dialogflow intents. In this article, I explain the different features of this app. Full text search across all your intents Here, I am using the prebuilt smalltalk agent as an example. You can search for all the intents which contain the word ‘chatbot’. Filter by input or output context Let us consider the florist bot. Here I am looking for intents which have the input context set to no-compose. Search for system and developer entities Since the app displays the training phrases in both example mode and template mode, you can also search for intents which…