I started with Alexa

I recently built a Messenger Bot. This is the third post in a series describing how I built it and what I learned. My first encounter with my solar power system’s API was not with Messenger but with Alexa. Alexa is the voice recognition and processing system behind the Amazon Echo. Starting with Alexa Shortly … 

 

Why I chose Messenger

I recently built a Messenger Bot. This is the second in a series describing how I built it and what I learned. My first post was about why I started down this path of building a bot. Why Messenger? I decided on a Messenger bot mostly because I have a head start on familiarity with … 

 

I’m building a bot

I recently started building a Messenger Bot. This is a series describing how I approachedĀ it and what I learned. Why build a bot? I had a specific problem to solve: was my rooftop solar power system working? Wait, what does a bot have to do with power production? That sounds like a ridiculous question today. …