Bot Framework CLI for LUIS Management

I wanted to automate the creation of my bots and the necessary services a bit. Therefore, I first took a look at what can be done in order to save time when working with LUIS. This post may be turning out to be the first of a many to come series about automating Bot Framework development and deployment

Speaking at SharePoint Conference 2020 in Las Vegas

I am delighted so say, that I got accepted for this year’s SharePoint conference 2020 in Las Vegas. The event will take place from 17th to 22nd of May in total. Standard sessions will be presented May 19-21 and full day workshops will take place May 17, 18 and 22. This conference is a must-see if you want to learn anything about Office 365, SharePoint and OneDrive as there will be more than 150 speakers (Microsoft employees as well as industry-leaders and MVPs), more than 200 sessions (ranging from development focus to targeting IT pros and business users) and more than 20 full-day workshops, which allow you to get a deep dive into one specific topic.

Local Typescript Bot Auto-Reloading using Nodemon

Problem Statement When developing bots using the Bot Framework SDK v4 for JavaScript you certainly want to develop your bots locally using TypeScript, instead of doing the whole development within the Azure poral using the online code editor. But what might be annoying when doing that is that by default, you would need to run npm start for starting the bot. The only problem with that is, that you would need to restart the command again if you changed something in your code to be able that you can test the bot with the latest changes from the Bot Framework emulator.