Interactive text stream generation with a chatbot

This sample demonstrates how to use the Gemini model to generate text stream interactively.

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import vertexai

from vertexai.generative_models import GenerativeModel, ChatSession

# TODO(developer): Update and un-comment below line
# project_id = "PROJECT_ID"

vertexai.init(project=project_id, location="us-central1")

model = GenerativeModel(model_name="gemini-1.0-pro-002")

chat = model.start_chat()

def get_chat_response(chat: ChatSession, prompt: str) -> str:
    text_response = []
    responses = chat.send_message(prompt, stream=True)
    for chunk in responses:
    return "".join(text_response)

prompt = "Hello."
print(get_chat_response(chat, prompt))

prompt = "What are all the colors in a rainbow?"
print(get_chat_response(chat, prompt))

prompt = "Why does it appear when it rains?"
print(get_chat_response(chat, prompt))

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