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Make Google assistant to assist your users

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How to setup Google assistant's Actions, Serverless, to assist your app users for free. Photo by  BENCE BOROS  on  Unsplash Modern platforms have more than one entry point to provide data to a user. They provide consistency and performance amongst other features. Happy times. Assuming there is a nice architecture and some best practices in place. Google assistant has great improvements over the past few months, in terms of documentation and the API usage, in various aspects. I am going to describe an easy way to help you leverage the basics of Google assistant for your platform. Just in a few steps, consuming the free versions of some Google APIs. Presumably, you can replace any part of these steps to integrate with your own application. Overview The Google assistant will be based on Intents defined in "Actions console". Directly from there, we will be deploying "Cloud Functions" and "Intents" for our Assistant to ask for user inpu