The latest craze in software interfaces is messenger bots, and Facebook has the largest chat platform by a long shot.
If you donâ€™t already have one, you need to create a Facebook account and a facebook Page.The Facebook Page is the â€œidentityâ€ of your bot, including the name and image that appears when someone chats with it inside Facebook Messenger.
Â In order to communicate with your bot, people will need to go through your Page.
This is a hands-on practical course and what you will learn includes:
What is Heroku
Creating Heroku account
CreatingÂ a facebook page and app -Part 1
CreatingÂ a facebook page and app -Part 2
Creating Heroku app
Creating .gitignore file
Creating function for bot to post messages -Part1
Creating function for bot to post messages -Part2
Creating a Procfile
Creating callback function for chatbot -part1
Creating callbacl function for chatbot -part2
Creating project directory
Testing your chatbot
What is Nodejs
Installing Heroku cli
Initialzing package .json file
Download and install sublimeText Editor
Editing package.json file
Creating index.js file
By the end of this course you would have developed the skill to create a facebook message bot using git and heroku.