Voice enabling XML, Part 2: Develop a voice-enabled calendar

The second of the articles on developing VoiceXML applications is now available: In this second article of a four-part series, you learn to develop a voice-enabled calendar. Save the data of the calendar as XML; then to modify calendar entries, ha…

The second of the articles on developing VoiceXML applications is now available:

In this second article of a four-part series, you learn to develop a voice-enabled calendar. Save the data of the calendar as XML; then to modify calendar entries, have the application read VoiceXML that contains your specified commands. The calendar can also output VoiceXML to speak your daily tasks back to you.Everyone needs a good calendar tool during these busy times, so why not a voice-enabled one? With VoiceXML, you can create a calendar that you can manipulate using your own speech. Along the way you will also learn to:

  • Create a menu-based application
  • Accept input
  • Write the input to a script for further processing
  • Read a data file and output VXML

Read: Voice enabling XML, Part 2: Develop a voice-enabled calendarYou may also want to read the first in the series: Voice enabling XML, Part 1: Develop a voice-enabled RSS reader.