Developing a Nearby Bot using custom APIs

So far, you have learned about bot application creation using Visual Studio, publishing to Azure, Bot registration at, and connecting to channels. In this Nearby Bot tutorial, we will explain how to use third-party APIs from your bot.

The main purpose of this bot is to provide information about the nearby amenities of a given place--for example, if you want to know the top restaurants near New York.

This guide is for C# using the Bot Framework Connector SDK .NET template.

Let's look at the steps:

  1. Open Visual Studio and click on New | Project...:
  1. Select Visual C# from the left ...

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