Building a Guitar Chord Tutor for Actions on Google: Part Two

In the last part of this series, we looked at how we can build a tool for Actions on Google – if you haven’t checked that out yet then it might be worth reading it before continuing this article: In part two, we’re going to be taking a quick look at how we can leverage parts of the Actions SDK to cater for visual conversational response using what are known as rich responses. We’ll be using rich responses to show the user a visual representation of a guitar chord if the device in use supports visual elements when Actions are…

Building a Guitar Chord Tutor for Actions on Google: Part One

Google Actions is a fascinating platform. Not only does it provide us with a conversational tool that gives us the ability to create experiences which make certain tasks easier and more convenient for the user, but it allows us to create applications that can be easily accessible for a wide range of users with different needs. Recently, I’ve been playing a lot with Actions — so I wanted to create a simple application that would allow me to give a quick run-through of what an Action is made up of as a way of getting started with creating your own. This article…