Bot Framework v4 facebook events bot sample
This bot has been created using Bot Framework, is shows how to integrate and consume Facebook specific payloads, such as postbacks, quick replies and optin events. Since Bot Framework supports multiple Facebook pages for a single bot, we also show how to know the page to which the message was sent, so developers can have custom behavior per page.
More information about configuring a bot for Facebook Messenger can be found here: Connect a bot to Facebook
.NET Core SDK version 2.1
# determine dotnet version dotnet --version
Enable Facebook Channel The final step to test Facebook-specific features is to publish your bot for the Facebook channel. The Bot Framework makes this very easy, and the detailed steps are explained in the Bot Framework Channel Documentation.
To try this sample
Clone the repository
git clone https://github.com/microsoft/botbuilder-samples.git
In a terminal, navigate to
Run the bot from a terminal or from Visual Studio, choose option A or B.
A) From a terminal
# run the bot dotnet run
B) Or from Visual Studio
- Launch Visual Studio
- File -> Open -> Project/Solution
- Navigate to
F5to run the project
Testing the bot using Bot Framework Emulator
Microsoft Bot Framework Emulator is a desktop application that allows bot developers to test and debug their bots on localhost or running remotely through a tunnel.
- Install the Bot Framework emulator from here
Connect to the bot using Bot Framework Emulator
- Launch Bot Framework Emulator
- File -> Open Bot
- Enter a Bot URL of
Deploy this bot to Azure
To learn more about deploying a bot to Azure, see Deploy your bot to Azure for a complete list of deployment instructions.