Azure Bot Service vs Microsoft Bot Framework

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Azure Bot Service vs Microsoft Bot Framework: What are the differences?

Azure Bot Service: Intelligent, serverless bot service that scales on demand. The Azure Bot Service provides an integrated environment that is purpose-built for bot development, enabling you to build, connect, test, deploy, and manage bots, all from one place; 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.

Azure Bot Service 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.

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Pros of Azure Bot Service
Pros of Microsoft Bot Framework
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    Custom wake word support
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    Standalone Bot Composer and Emulator
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    Multiple Languaje Platform
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    Well documented, easy to use
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    Sending Proactive messages for the Different channels

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Cons of Azure Bot Service
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      LUIS feature adds multilingual capabilities

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    What is Azure Bot Service?

    The Azure Bot Service provides an integrated environment that is purpose-built for bot development, enabling you to build, connect, test, deploy, and manage bots, all from one place.

    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 Azure Bot Service and Microsoft Bot Framework?
    Dialogflow
    Give users new ways to interact with your product by building engaging voice and text-based conversational apps.
    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.
    QnA Maker
    Compatible across development platforms, hosting services, and channels, QnA Maker is the only question and answer service with a graphical user interface—meaning you don’t need to be a developer to train, manage, and use it for a wide range of solutions.
    Telegram Bot API
    Bots are third-party applications that run inside Telegram. Users can interact with bots by sending them messages, commands and inline requests. You control your bots using HTTPS requests to our bot API.
    IBM Watson
    It combines artificial intelligence (AI) and sophisticated analytical software for optimal performance as a "question answering" machine.
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