DashaScript is an event-driven programming language intended to describe a conversation script. DashaScript program consists of
nodes representing AI actions and
transitions between nodes representing conversation events (basically, interlocutor's phrases).
Program written in DashaScript is called script.
The script is a part of dashaapp that determines its behavior at runtime.
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DashaScript is a Domain Specific Language made for describing a conversational interface.
- node - a part of the dialogue where you can interact with a user or your application, for example, say something or call a function
- transition - the transition between nodes of dialogue, can be conditional (for example go to node B when the user means
- digression - an interaction with a user when the context of dialogue changes, for example when the user asks your name in any part of a dialogue
- block - the reusable part of a dialogue, contains nodes, transitions, and digressions. For example, you can create a block, that asks a question and returns the user's response
- context - set of variables shared between nodes in the current block.
- input context variables - passed from your app to dialogue before its start
- output context variables - returned to your app from dialogue when it finishes
- internal context variables - store the state of the dialogue
- external function - helps you interact with your application