Skype

API.AI Skype Integration allows you to easily create Skype bots with natural language understanding based on the API.AI technology.

Setting Up API.AI

  1. In API.AI, go to Integrations in the left hand menu
  2. Click on the LINE tile
  3. Copy the Request URL

Setting Up Skype

In order to set up the Skype integration for your agent, you'll need the following:

Creating a Bot in Skype

  1. Go to https://dev.botframework.com/bots/new and login
  2. Enter the following information:
    1. Bot Name
    2. Bot Handle
    3. Long Description
  3. Under Configuration, paste the Request URL into the Messaging endpoint field
  4. Click the Create Microsoft App ID and Password button
  5. Click the Generate an app password to continue button on the following page
  6. Copy the generated password and click Ok then Finish and go back to Bot Framework
  7. Complete the necessary information on the page and click the Register button

Continuing API.AI Setup

  1. Enter the information into the related fields, in API.AI. These are found on the bot's setting page:
    1. Microsoft App ID
    2. Microsoft App Password
    3. Request URL
  2. Click the Start button
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Testing

You can test your bot right on the Bot Framework page. To start testing, click the Test button in the upper right hand corner.