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How to Build a Facebook Messenger Chatbot in 10 Minutes

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016

The new Facebook Messenger platform, announced back in April, lets developers write bots, or automated chat programs, that drive user engagement and provide value in an intelligent and interactive way.

In this series of articles, we’re going to take a look at what it takes to build out a Facebook Messenger chat bot, with Backand serving as the back-end. This article will cover creating the Facebook app, tying it to a Backand, then testing the pairing. Future articles will cover what is happening on the back-end in greater depth, as well as integrating with third-party providers to create even more interesting content for your users.

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Functional Testing with Mocha & Chai

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015

Full Stack JavaScript Code

In full stack JavaScript development involving JavaScript on either or both the client-side and the server-side, we would like to test function input-output behavior. In its simplest form, function input-output behavior specifies the output of the function in terms of its input.

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