Dashbot

Learn how to use Dashbot Analytics for your Alexa Skills and Google Actions built with Jovo.

About Dashbot

Dashbot Website

Dashbot is an analytics tool for both text-based bots (Facebook Messenger, Slack, Kik, Twitter) and voice apps (Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant).

The Dashbot Voice Analytics offering enables voice app developers to compare usage across Alexa Skills and Google Actions and see interaction flows and live transcripts.

Installation

To use Dashbot Analytics for your voice app, you need to complete the following steps:

  1. Create a Dashbot Bot
  2. Enable Dashbot Analytics in your Jovo voice app
  3. Download the dashbot npm package
  4. Test your app

Create a Dashbot Bot

  1. Create a Dashbot account or log in at https://www.dashbot.io.

  2. Click "Add a Bot" in the Admin panel:

Dashbot Add a Bot Dashbot Add a Bot Step 2

  1. Select the right Platform: Alexa for Alexa Skills, or Google for Google Actions (if you are developing for both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, please create 2 distinct Dashbot Bots):

Dashbot Select Platform

  1. Copy API Key

Dashbot Copy API Key

Enable Dashbot in Jovo

You have to options to add Dashbot Analytics to your voice app:

  • Use the Jovo app config
  • Use the add commands

Below is an example for both:

Download the Dashbot Package

In your terminal, use the following command to download the package via npm:

Test Dashbot

Test your voice app, after a bit your session should appear in the Report section (data is updated hourly):

Dashbot Test

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