What happens to my bot written to REST and Bot Framework Protocol 3.1?

Azure Bot Service and Bot Framework V3 are both generally available and fully supported. Additionally, the underlying Bot Framework protocol and connector libraries have not changed, and they’re shared between the Bot Framework SDK V3 and Bot Framework SDK V4.

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Related questions and answers

  • Any industry, business, or organization can benefit from the enhanced customer experience of a branded virtual assistant. Demand is notably large in the automotive, enterprise, and hospitality sectors.

  • The Bot Framework SDK provides an open architecture. You can build, connect, deploy, and manage intelligent bots to naturally interact with your users on a website, app, Cortana, Microsoft Teams, Skype, Slack, Facebook Messenger, and elsewhere.

  • Yes, aspects of each Virtual Assistant skill (Language Model, Dialogs, Integration Code, and Language Generation) can be customized by customers and/or partners. The full source code is provided on GitHub.

  • QnA Maker extracts and maintains question-and-answer pairs. Language Understanding (LUIS) identifies intents and extracts entities. With Bot Framework SDK V4, additional tools help you route utterances between them, so you can easily combine both in a bot.

  • The maximum size of your knowledge base depends on the Azure Search SKU, which you select when creating your QnA Maker service.

  • The Virtual Assistant solution accelerator helps businesses create a branded virtual assistant, personalized to their customers, available across multiple devices and apps. Visit the Virtual Assistant GitHub page for more information.