Bots often need the user to input a location to complete a task. And normally bot developers need to use a combination of location or place APIs, and have their bots engage in a multi-turn dialog with users to get their desired location and subsequently validate it. The development steps are usually complicated and error-prone.
As announced on the Bot Framework blog, the open source Bing Location Control for Bot Framework allows bot developers to easily and reliably get the user’s desired location within a conversation. The control is available in C# and Node.js and works consistently across all messaging channels supported by Bot Framework. All this with a few lines of code. Read the full post on the Bing Developer blog.