Since Chatbots are the so hot right now, I decided to have another go with Chatfuel and build what the world will remember as … the Navibot, the world’s first chat-based navigation bot! Then, however, I typed that into Google and found out that Samsung already has a f*cking vacuum cleaner called NaviBot, WHICH DOESN’T EVEN NAVIGATE. Silly.
Anyway. I then decided to build what the world will remember as NaviChat, the world’s first chat-based navigation bot.
That is probably not true, but anyway, my main mission was to play around a bit with the Google Directions API and the Google Places API and see what they can do in terms of navigating the public transport network.
Give it a try by going to m.me/NaviChat on your mobile with Facebook Messenger installed.
(to be continued)