Creating a new output adapter¶
You can write your own output adapters by creating a new class that
chatterbot.output.OutputAdapter and overrides the
necessary methods established in the
To create your own output adapter you must override the
method to return a Statement object.
Note that you may need to extend the
__init__ method of your custom output
adapter if you intend to save a kwarg parameter that was passed into
the chat bot’s constructor.
(An API key might be an example of a parameter you would want to access here.)
from chatterbot.adapters import Adapter class OutputAdapter(Adapter): """ A generic class that can be overridden by a subclass to provide extended functionality, such as delivering a response to an API endpoint. """ def process_response(self, statement, session_id=None): """ Override this method in a subclass to implement customized functionality. :param statement: The statement that the chat bot has produced in response to some input. :param session_id: The unique id of the current chat session. :returns: The response statement. """ return statement