Archive for the ‘bots’ Category

PHPBot – Can a PHP Bot Help You Look up Documentation Faster?

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I came across PHPBot the other day (not to be confused with Botman or Fondbot) - a "chatbot" which helps you look up PHP manual entries and generates example code for them. If you follow me on Twitter, you know I don't believe in chatbots being chatbot...

Make a Skype Bot with Electron & the Microsoft Bot Framework

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David Marcus, VP of Messaging Products at Facebook, gave a talk at Web Summit in November about Facebook’s involvement with chat bots, and it was quite clear Facebook has big plans for enabling customers and business owners to integrate not only ...

Should We Be Scared of an Intelligent Internet of Things?

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Last week was IoT week on SitePoint which saw us publish a plethora of articles focused on the intersection of the internet and the physical world. We covered some seriously great stuff! Among my favorites was this article by Christopher Pitt on combin...