Google makes Actions for its Assistant available to more developers


Actions on Google, the Google Assistant’s version of what Amazon calls ‘skills,’ have been around for a while, but Google today announced that is expanding the platform to support a wider group of international developers, in addition to a number of other features for the platform.

Maybe the most important update here is that Actions are now available in seven new languages: Hindi, Thai, Indonesian, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and Dutch. These join English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Russian as fully supported languages for developers. This also means that Google’s Dialogflow tool for building conversational interfaces now supports these languages, too.

In addition, Google is also making it easier to translate Actions by letting…

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