Azure Bot Service

Azure Bot Service enables rapid intelligent bot development powered by the Microsoft Bot Framework, run in a serverless environment on Azure. Build, connect, deploy and manage intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking – from your app or website to text/sms to Skype, Slack, Teams, Facebook Messenger, Kik, Office 365 mail and other popular services. Allow your bots to scale based on-demand and you pay only for the resources you consume.

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  1. read more

    How to show long length description in chat message with read more and when user click on it expand it and show complete message then show less more link. when user click on less more then it should collapse and show two lines of text.

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    • Bot framework for PowerShell

      There should be a Bot framework for PowerShell.

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      • Provide a Description Field in Azure Bot Service Creation Template

        When creating a new Web App Bot from Azure Portal, we have a name field, but generally we/organisations follow a naming convention which are not User Read Friendly.
        And when there are several bots it becomes difficult to quickly notice which bot service is doing what.
        So, to solve this we have a Description Field where some description related to service can be added and it should be displayed in the Overview Pane or on hovering the service inside the Grid displayed on exploring resource group.
        I hope this should be done for most of the service, it can help…

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        • Return back developer instruments for Bot Framework v.3

          Return back developer instruments for Bot Framework third version like Bot Application for Visual Studio and Bot Emulator v.3 and other extensions

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          • Direct deploy to Web Bot direct from Visual Studio

            Current environment we need 2 steps for publish and registration as Bot Service (deploy to Azure Web App, and do Bot Registration) when we create bots locally from template (or scratch). Much desired if we could publish to Web App direct as one action from Visual Studio.

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            • Blob Storage "Secure transfer required" settings by default is "Disabled".

              When we create Bot Service (Web App bot), Blob Storage "Secure transfer required" settings by Default is "Disabled".
              The default value should be "Enabled".
              I think Secure by default is better.

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              • Add Yammer as a channel

                Integrate bots in Yammer

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                • DateTimePrompt needs ability to maintain context during validation loop, similar to Chronic

                  The new DateTimePrompt in Bot Framework v4 SDK is great. The language support we get from it being based on the same LUIS functionality is a nice improvement.

                  I was using Chronic before which did not have the language support, but did have a nice feature I think would be helpful during the validation loop in a Prompt dialog.

                  I am able to set a 'Clock' in the Chronic Parser that limits the scope of the next phrase I send it.

                  For example, if the user says "Next Week" the first time around and I then ask for which day…

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                  • hi

                    hi

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                    • Off the Bot in Certain Hours

                      Hi All,
                      My Customer ask me about the bot is that can off it during the working Hours?

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                      • About selecting the bot template by default

                        If we create new Web App Bot, 'Basic Bot' template is selected by default.
                        'Basic Bot' is template of 'SDK v4 Preview'.

                        We are hoping that 'SDK v3' is selected by default as there is concern that it will be unintentionally released on 'SDK v4 Preview'.
                        Or, we are hoping that notification is displayed that 'SDK v4 Preview' is selected.

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                        • Skype bots. Make them to read all messages in group chat

                          Please remove or at least make adjustable option that will allow bots to read and respond to all messages in group.
                          This is not usable now: you need to specify name of bot and even select (!) it from drop down list.

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                          • Add more channels like Alexa and Google home

                            Can you Alexa and Google home channel ?

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                            • Suggested Actions for MS Teams

                              Please implement the sugessted Actions for MS Teams like in WebChat or Skype. They are designed to enhance the user experience and help in conducting conversations.

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                              • Discord Channel

                                Add discord bots as a channel

                                Bot Framework is a great way to easily make bots for many channels, if there was a way I could easily make my existing bot talk as a discord bot that would be great!

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                                • Integrate QnA chatbot with Form chat bot service

                                  I want to make mixture of FAQ and Form chatbot. I created separately FAQ (with qnamaker) bot and Form bot but it is not possible to integrate it in one chatbot. In my chatbot I would like to have some sort of FAQ and form questions. Please, review this option because I think it will be very useful for many of us who are using Azure Bot Service. Also, integrate option to easily set greeting message to our chatbot (you can make an input field where we can either put message or picture with message). I wish to have this…

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                                      • UI Enhancemets in WebChat - More Interactive Features

                                        I'm working on a bot which is currently deployed through Webchat Channel. While making some enhancements to the UI in the adaptive cards, the Webchat channel currently doesn’t support/render many formats of data (like clickable-like&dislike icons for feedback, emoticons, etc.),some of which, are is possible in other channels like skype and slack. So, it would be great if you can let us know when will such UI enhancements be supported in webchat channel of the bot framework, like it does in Skype and other messenger bots, according to the roadmap of Microsoft Bot Framework

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                                        • Message thrown by bot connector service in case of any exception scenario should be improved "Sorry, my bot code is having issue"

                                          Message thrown by bot connector service in case of any exception scenario should be improved. The message now thrown is "Sorry, my bot code is having issue" , can be improved to much better matured message or code

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