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Tutorial: Create (typescript)

Download and install

  1. Download and install Node Package manager.

    Node version 10.14.1 or higher is required for the Bot Framework CLI

  2. Download and install PowerShell Core.
  3. Download and install the Bot Framework CLI tools:

    npm install -g botdispatch @microsoft/botframework-cli
  4. Install BotSkills CLI tool:

    npm install -g botskills@latest
  5. Install Yeoman

    npm install -g yo
  6. Install the bot-virtualassistant generator

    npm install -g generator-bot-virtualassistant
  7. Download and install the Azure CLI (Minimum version 2.2.0 required).
  8. Download and install the Bot Framework Emulator.