The first thing we'll need to do is create a new bot. You can simply use your regular Webex Teams credentials to log in to Webex for Developers. When you create the bot account, be sure to jot down the bot’s username & access token before leaving the creation page - we'll need those in a minute.What is a WebEx bot badge?
A special badge is added to a bot's avatar in the Webex clients so users know they're interacting with a bot instead of a human. A bot can only access messages sent to it directly.How do I use Node-RED with Webex Teams?
You create an API on Node-RED for Webex Teams to POST to. You create a webhook that makes Webex Teams POST to that API when the bot receives a message. When the bot receives a message and Webex Teams POSTs to the API, a flow is triggered.Is there a lab guide for Webex Teams?
Here you can find a lab guide that walks you through step-by-step the process of creating a bot that retrieves information from an external source, extracts the information of interest and then posts it in Webex Teams. And believe it or not, you could run through the entire lab in about an hour or so. What is included in the lab guide?