🚀 Watson Assistant (formerly Conversation) Sample Application
This Node.js app demonstrates the Watson Assistant service in a simple interface engaging in simulated banking tasks, utilising features such as cloud functions and actions.
You can view a demo of this app.
If you need more information about the V1 API, you can go to the Watson Assistant V1 API page.
- Sign up for an IBM Cloud account.
- Download the IBM Cloud CLI.
- Create an instance of the Watson Assistant service and get your credentials:
- Go to the Watson Assistant page in the IBM Cloud Catalog.
- Log in to your IBM Cloud account.
- Click Create.
- Click Show to view the service credentials.
- Copy the
- Copy the
Configuring the application
In your IBM Cloud console, open the Watson Assistant service instance
Click the Import workspace icon in the Watson Assistant service tool. Specify the location of the workspace JSON file in your local copy of the app project:
Select Everything (Intents, Entities, and Dialog) and then click Import. The car dashboard workspace is created.
Click the menu icon in the upper-right corner of the workspace tile, and then select View details.
In the application folder, copy the .env.example file and create a file called .env
cp .env.example .env
Open the .env file and add the service credentials that you obtained in the previous step. The Watson SDK automaticaly locates the correct enviromental variables for either
urlcredentials found in the .env file.
Example .env file that configures the
urlfor a Watson Assistant service instance hosted in the US East region:
ASSISTANT_IDto the previous properties
Install the dependencies
Run the application
View the application in a browser at
Deploying to IBM Cloud as a Cloud Foundry Application
Login to IBM Cloud with the IBM Cloud CLI
Target a Cloud Foundry organization and space.
ibmcloud target --cf
Edit the manifest.yml file. Change the name field to something unique.
- name: my-app-name.
Deploy the application
ibmcloud app push
View the application online at the app URL.
For example: https://my-app-name.mybluemix.net
This sample code is licensed under Apache 2.0.
Full license text is available in LICENSE.
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