Api.ai vs Microsoft Bot Framework

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Api.ai vs Microsoft Bot Framework: What are the differences?

Api.ai: Conversational interface platform for apps, devices, bots, and services. API.AI is a natural language understanding platform that makes it easy for developers to design and integrate intelligent, robust conversational user interfaces into mobile, web applications, and devices; Microsoft Bot Framework: Connect intelligent bots that interact via text/sms, Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services. The Microsoft Bot Framework provides just what you need to build and connect intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking, from text/sms to Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services.

Api.ai and Microsoft Bot Framework can be categorized as "Chatbot Platforms &" tools.

Microsoft Bot Framework is an open source tool with 5.7K GitHub stars and 2.2K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Microsoft Bot Framework's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Microsoft Bot Framework has a broader approval, being mentioned in 12 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Api.ai, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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    Well documented, easy to use
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    Sending Proactive messages for the Different channels

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      LUIS feature adds multilingual capabilities

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    What is Api.ai?

    API.AI is a natural language understanding platform that makes it easy for developers to design and integrate intelligent, robust conversational user interfaces into mobile, web applications, and devices.

    What is Microsoft Bot Framework?

    The Microsoft Bot Framework provides just what you need to build and connect intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking, from text/sms to Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services.

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    What are some alternatives to Api.ai and Microsoft Bot Framework?
    Recast.AI
    Our artificial intelligence is agile: just create a few inputs and it will learn to detect the common meaning behind new sentences. Leverage the community to quickly build your bot with ready to use building blocks.
    Wit.ai
    Iti is an API that makes it very easy for developers to create applications or devices that you can talk to. Any app, or any device, like a smart watch, Google Glass, Nest, even a car, can stream audio to the Wit API, and get actionable data in return. We turn speech into actions. Think Twilio for Natural Language, with Stripe-level developer friendliness.
    Kore.ai
    It is the only chatbot platform built with the enterprise in mind. Build NLP ready chatbots that use machine language and AI to complete all types of tasks.
    Amazon Lex
    Lex provides the advanced deep learning functionalities of automatic speech recognition (ASR) for converting speech to text, and natural language understanding (NLU) to recognize the intent of the text, to enable you to build applications with highly engaging user experiences and lifelike conversational interactions.
    Dialogflow
    Give users new ways to interact with your product by building engaging voice and text-based conversational apps.
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