Developers: Roll your own Facebook Messenger bot and what you can do

At the F8 Developers conference, Facebook announced the Facebook Messenger product that is designed in particular for people to develop bots, or applications that could respond to commands sent via chat from the public. Out of all the announcements from Facebook, this one has a broad number of applications for connecting people with software.

If you’re a user of Facebook interested in how to find and use the bots that currently exist SiliconANGLE has you covered; but if you’re a developer wondering how to get your own project in on this article will give you everything you need to know.

Getting started with Facebook Messenger

Facebook’s Messenger Platform is still in beta but has recently become available for all developers to start making apps with. Documentation on the platform is available directly from Facebook’s Developer portal for Messenger.

A complete developer guide (Ed note: at time of writing this link is broken) to the Messenger Platform and bots is…

Read the entire article from SiliconAngle here: Developers: Roll your own Facebook Messenger bot and what you can do

 



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