Starting in December, developers will be able to make bots for Google Assistant. The creation of interactions will be done through the recently announced Actions on Google. Google Assistant is an AI offering much like Amazon's Alexa.
In this Microsoft tutorial the contributors share the steps for building a bot with their SDK and testing it with the Framework Emulator. Initially, you will need to install Node.js, create a folder for your bot, form a command prompt, and run the npm command nodejs npm init.