Dialogflow SDKs

Dialogflow's SDKs and underlying APIs allow you to take action on your own systems based on conversational input, embed your conversational interface into your app or website, and dynamically change your agent's behavior. Dialogflow APIs center around three primary use cases:

  • Fulfillment: take action on your own systems based on conversational input. Fulfillment connects your Dialogflow agent to your services, APIs and/or databases

  • Detect Intent API: Embed your conversational interface built with Dialogflow into your app or website

  • Agent API: Dynamically change your agent's behavior by editing your agent's intents, entities and contexts For information on Dialogflow's REST APIs please see the Reference Documentation.


Fulfillment is a powerful way to connect Dialogflow's natural language capabilities with your own backend, APIs, and databases to create contextual, personalized and actionable conversational experiences for your users.

You can use fulfillment to enable your Dialogflow agent to order items, retrieve user-specific information such as emails, and control devices like a photobooth. You can use fulfillment on any platform that supports receiving and responding to HTTP requests:

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Node.js npm Quick Start Guide Getting Started Guide

Dialogflow fulfillment library

The Dialogflow fulfillment library provides a way for developers to create fulfillment across the various integrations that Dialogflow supports. If you are only interested in building Dialogflow fulfillment for the Google Assistant and don't plan on using other integrations, you should use the Actions on Google fulfillment library which supports all Actions on Google features.

To learn more about using the Dialogflow fulfillment library, see this GitHub page.

Detect Intent and Agent APIs

Dialogflow's detect intent API is a great way to integrate your Dialogflow agent into your website or app. The detect intent API enables you to query your agent with a user's request (audio or text) and receive your agent's response to the user's request.

The agent API allows you to dynamically change the behavior of your Dialogflow agent by allowing you to create, read, update and delete intents, entities and contexts. Both the detect intent and agent APIs can be accessed through Dialogflow's REST API or the client libraries available for Node.js, Python, Java, Go, Ruby, C#, and PHP listed below:

V2 Client Libraries

Platform Package Manager Installation Include/Import
Node.js NPM npm install dialogflow const dialogflow = require('dialogflow');
Python PyPI pip install dialogflow import dialogflow
Java Maven See Quickstart import com.google.cloud.dialogflow.V2.*;
Go go get go get cloud.google.com/go/dialogflow/apiv2 import "cloud.google.com/go/dialogflow/apiv2"
Ruby Gem gem install api-ai-ruby ApiAiRuby::Client.new(...)
C# Nuget nuget install Google.Cloud.Dialogflow.V2 using Google.Cloud.Dialogflow.V2;
PHP Packagist composer require google/cloud-dialogflow use Google\Cloud\Dialogflow\V2\AgentsClient;

V2beta1 Client Libraries

Dialogflow's V2beta1 offers new features that are not yet available on the generally available and may make some backwards incompatible changes. If you'd like to use these new features available in Dialogflow's V2beta1 APIs, you can access them using Dialogflow's REST API or the Node.js, Python, and Java client libraries below:

Platform Package Manager Installation Include/Import
Node.js npm npm install dialogflow const dialogflow = require('dialogflow').V2beta1;
Python PyPi pip install dialogflow import dialogflow_V2beta1
Java Maven See Quickstart import com.google.cloud.dialogflow.V2beta1.*;

V1 Client Libraries (Legacy)

Dialogflow's legacy V1 SDKs can be found below. When starting a new project, use Dialogflow's V2 and V2 SDKs listed above.

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