Skype bots get new features

Skype bots get new features
Updated 11 July 2016

Skype bots get new features

Skype bots get new features

Microsoft announced recently new features like group chat functionality, visual cards, and third-party service sign-in for its Skype Bot Platform.
The company also announced that it has merged Skype Bot developer tools and Microsoft Bot Framework into a single entity named ” Microsoft Bot Framework V3.”
According to NDTV, Skype Bot Platform now has around 30,000 developers. With the update to the Skype Bot Platform, developers can now make bots for group conversations, apart from present users with visual cards such as images and carousels. The new framework also allows authentication for third-party services, letting user to sign into another service to complete transactions and bookings without ever leaving Skype.
Skype Bots will now also be able to provide you with a receipt of the items that you purchased recently, the company said in its blog post.