Testing Skype Bots

Published January 2017

You don't want those robots malfunctioning while in use, test 'em first

In this video we’ll show how to use the ngrok inspection tool. We’ll also cover how to configure the VS Code debugger, if you use VS Code, as well as how to set up and use the Bot Framework Emulator to test the bot without actually having to deploy it to Skype. This screencast will show you these various methods of testing and debugging your Skype chat bot, giving you the building blocks to create your own tests and ensure that your bot performs as you intend it to. These testing and debugging tools should help you on your way to a bug-free bot!

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Esteban Herrera

Esteban Herrera has more than twelve years of experience in the software development industry, working in many roles and projects. He has certainly found his passion in programming with Java and JavaScript. Nowadays, he spends all of his time learning new things, writing articles and books, teaching programming, and spending time with his kids.