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    May 2019

    May 6

    New series of Azure Bot Framework enhancements now available

    Azure Bot Service, built on Microsoft Bot Framework, makes it easier to develop bots and intelligent agents. New enhancements include: Adaptive dialogs enable developers to create more sophisticated, dynamic conversations.

    May 6

    Language Understanding now in preview

    Language Understanding, a new enhancement for Azure Bot Service, built on Microsoft Bot Framework, is now in preview.

    May 6

    A new enhancement for Azure Bot Service, QnA Maker, is now in preview

    QnA Maker now supports multi-turn dialogs. So you can create a bot that can troubleshoot with a series of questions or multiple dialog turns.

    November 2018

    Nov 14

    Virtual Assistant solution accelerator is in preview

    The virtual assistant solution accelerator simplifies creation of your own assistant, enabling you to get started in minutes.

    Nov 14

    Azure Bot Service enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2

    On December 4, 2018, the Azure Bot Service will require all connections to be secured using transport layer security (TLS) 1.2.

    May 2017

    May 11

    Bot Framework Updates

    We're pleased to announce updates to the Bot Framework that will provide developers with more tools and streamlined integration to other services for developing bots.