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    Building a News Chat bot with CivicFeed

    Introduction In this developer guide, we’re going to show you how to build a chat bot that responds with recent news articles about a specific topic you ask it.  We’ll use Dialogflow, a framework for creating bots to take care of the language processing and deploying it out to popular messenger services and CivicFeed’s News API to power the news feed. Prerequisites To follow this tutorial, we’ll assume you’re developing in a Mac environment and have some familiarity with developing basic software. Step 1 – Setting up your CivicFeed Developer Account In this step, we’ll create your CivicFeed Developer account and get an API key. First, go to https://developers.civicfeed.com/ Then,…