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  • By Philip Obosi
    Building a WhatsApp Recipe Bot with Python, Flask, MongoDB and Twilio Building a WhatsApp Recipe Bot with Python, Flask, MongoDB and Twilio

    Our world as it is today has experienced remarkable growth in various fields and aspects of life due to the consistent and creative distribution of information across various media.

    In this article, we use the Twilio API to build an application that provides information on food and recipes to users over WhatsApp. This approach to accessing information will definitely feel more fun and natural to food lovers and chefs with WhatsApp installed on their phones.

    User Journey

    A user sends a message containing  the name of a particular recipe he/she is interested in learning about or preparing and receives a response with instructions to be followed to prepare the meal.

    recipe bot demo

    Tutorial Requirements

    To follow this tutorial, you are expected to:

    • Have sufficient understanding of Python and Flask
    • Have Python 3 installed on your machine
    • Have MongoDB installed on your machine
    • Have Ngrok installed on your machine
    • Have a smartphone with …
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