Building Chatbots with JavaScript

Tessa Mero (10.May.2017 at 11:00, 50 min)
Talk at jsDay 2017 (English - US)

Rating: 2 of 5

Chatbots and conversational agents have become very popular in the recent years and there is a huge research effort to automate conversations in several applications.
What are Chatbots? How can it benefit you? How do you write the code for it?
These questions will be answered during the session with step by step directions using node.js so you can easily follow along.
Come join me and build your first Hello World Chatbot!

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Rating: 1 of 5

10.May.2017 at 12:00 by Maxim Postoronca (1 comments)

20 min intro of useless who am i, and then very bad slides basically promoting Cisco and reading the intro tutorial. Sound more like publicity rather than a talk

Rating: 1 of 5

10.May.2017 at 14:50 by Andrea Mostosi (11 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Quite boring. Seems a step by step tutorial I can read by myself with same result.

Rating: 1 of 5

10.May.2017 at 15:04 by samskeyti (17 comments) via Web2 LIVE

I expected a more generic talk about chatbots, not about a specific platform

Rating: 4 of 5

10.May.2017 at 16:14 by Federico Gandellini (27 comments) via joind.in Android app

Good talk!... maybe some more code would be nice...

Rating: 2 of 5

10.May.2017 at 19:17 by Federico (14 comments) via Web2 LIVE

I might appreciate the effort in public speaking but I can't say this talk gave me something for my professional growth.
I don't think it had the right approach to promote a company, a tool or to attract my interest.

Rating: 2 of 5

10.May.2017 at 19:26 by agnese (5 comments) via Web2 LIVE

It was basically a step by step guide on how to follow a registration / starting tutorial. It didn't add any value to the slides or to the project. It wasn't a terrible talk but maybe this was the wrong place for this talk

Rating: 2 of 5

10.May.2017 at 20:25 by Tony Mrakovcic (19 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Wrong approach to a talk on this kind of conference

Rating: 1 of 5

10.May.2017 at 21:43 by Davide Brognoli (14 comments) via Web2 LIVE

A useless talk about a specific platform. I expected a generic talk about chatbots and more code.

Rating: 2 of 5

10.May.2017 at 22:31 by Stefano Sala (21 comments) via Web2 LIVE

A bit basic in content, but I felt your passion for the community.
I was very relaxed at the end because of your voice, maybe more pace would have been better for a talk :) cheers!

Rating: 1 of 5

11.May.2017 at 08:51 by Michele Bertoli (46 comments) via Web2 LIVE

This wasn't the talk I expected to attend.

Rating: 1 of 5

11.May.2017 at 10:12 by Paolo Rovella (8 comments) via Joind.in iPhone app

I thought i would play with chat bots, not a marketing talk

Rating: 2 of 5

11.May.2017 at 15:30 by Samuele Cat Gatti (34 comments) via Web2 LIVE

maybe with more code and live demos could be a better talk

Rating: 1 of 5

11.May.2017 at 20:16 by Nikhil Verma (4 comments) via Web2 LIVE

From an honest opinion, I felt this talk could have been better suited as a live code-along. Also I wished the presenter did not spend so much time talking about her company and herself.

It felt very much like a talk about Cisco than building chatbots.

Rating: 1 of 5

12.May.2017 at 09:37 by Samu (27 comments) via Web2 LIVE

It was a marketing talk about tools, not very technical or inspirational

Rating: 2 of 5

12.May.2017 at 12:02 by M_a_s_s_i (68 comments) via Web2 LIVE

The hard part about a chatbot is not how to interface with a webhook but the actual algorithm that makes the bot *smart*, and this is what I was expecting.
Unfortunately this talk was limited to the bot setup (the bot itself was trivial), and even that was limited to the chat service of a single provider (Cisco Spark).
This should have been stated in the talk description.

Rating: 2 of 5

12.May.2017 at 19:16 by Miro Svrtan (105 comments) via Web2 LIVE

I expected much more from a experienced speaker that said "I'm not doing marketing for the company I'm working for as a dev advocate" and then 5 minutes later spending way too much time on their own products.

I didnt stay up to the end so cant comment on the bot itself but spending 15-20 minutes on 'who am I' and listing 3 tools needed to set up was just too much for me.

Rating: 3 of 5

12.May.2017 at 21:50 by Andy Johnson (16 comments) via Web2 LIVE

The addition of snippets, samples and a run-on-the-fly could help a lot, anyway, interesting

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