The Google Hangouts Chat API returns bot data to establish a chat connection. By using the REST API, developers can list the spaces that the bot has been added to, list the members that belong to a space, and create, delete, and modify messages.
About a year after Google introduced the Hangouts Chat API, it is enhancing the ability to build chatbots by supporting both Dialogflow and Hubot. Dialogflow allows developers to leverage natural language processing to train bots. Hubot allows developers to build bots for multiple platforms.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Banking, and WebRTC. Highlights include the Google Hangouts Chat API and several APIs for integrating with CA Veracode security elearning services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.