API requests require a version parameter that takes a date in the format
version=YYYY-MM-DD. Whenever we change the API in a backwards-incompatible way, we release a new minor version of the API.
Send the version parameter with every API request. The service uses the API version for the date you specify, or the most recent version before that date. Don't default to the current date. Instead, specify a date that matches a version that is compatible with your app, and don't change it until your app is ready for a later version.
The current version is
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The Conversation REST API now supports access to the following resources:
For more information, see the API Reference.
..as an intent name causes problems and is no longer supported. You cannot rename or delete an intent with this name; to change the name, export your intents to a file, rename the intent in the file, and import the updated file into your workspace. Paying customers can contact support for a database change.
In this release, we change how intents are scored and add the ability to mark input as irrelvant to your application.
The processing of Jump to actions has been changed to prevent loops that can occur under certain conditions. See Jump to actions for details.
node title. The ability to customize the
node titleis not available. When collapsed, the
node titledisplays the
node conditionof the dialog node. If there is not a
node condition, “Untitled Node” is displayed as the title.
Several changes make the dialog builder easier and more intuitive to use:
The Conversation service now provides system entities, which are common entities that can be used across any use case. For details, see Defining entities and search for "Enabling system entities".
You can now view a history of conversations with users on the Improve page. You can use this to understand your bot's behavior. For details, see Improving accuracy.
You can now import entities from a comma-separated value (CSV) file, which helps with when you have a large number of entities. For details, see Defining Entities and search for "Importing entities".
New version: 2016-09-20
To take advantage of the changes in a new version, change the value of the
version parameter to the new date. If you're not ready to update to this version, don't change your version date.
dialog_stackchanged from an array of strings to an array of JSON objects.
You can move dialog nodes from one branch to another, as siblings or peers. For details, see Building a dialog and search for "Moving a dialog node".
You can expand the JSON editor window.
You can view chat logs of your bot's conversations to help you understand it's behavior. You can filter by intents, entities, date, and time. For details, see Improving accuracy