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Release Notes

7/18/2017

Platform changes

Users who have the Assistant set to the en-GB locale can now invoke Assistant apps. See the Localization Best Practices document for more information about all the features available for localizing apps.

5/17/2017

New Actions Console

We've revamped the console experience to make it easier to create, manage, and track your apps with the following features:

  • Analytics
  • Built-in Simulator and Improved Testing Experience
  • Streamlined development flow
  • Viewer mode for projects
  • Improved API.AI integration, creates an agent automatically and links cloud projects

See the console documentation for more information.

Additional device support

  • Added support for Assistant on Android 6.0+ and iOS 9.1+.
  • Added design resources in UI toolkit
  • Added new visual responses for devices with screens.
  • Added surface capabilities, allowing you to control conversation flows based on whether devices have screen or audio output.

New platform features

Platform changes

  • V2 conversation webhook changes. Version 1 of the conversation webhook is deprecated. See the migration guide for more information.
  • Action package format has changed. See examples in the Actions document and the Action package reference.