Prompt with Claude

Understanding Claude as an AI Assistant

What are the differences between Claude and GPT?

We are big fans of Claude at AirOps. However, here are key differences to consider with Claude:

  • Claude does not have a System prompt - you will prompt with the Human and Assistant only!

  • Claude is generally faster than OpenAI models

  • Claude has the largest context window available (200K tokens)

  • Claude is chatty - it tends to include a "Chat" response such as "Sure! Here is a ..."

How do I prompt with Claude?

According to Anthropic, Claude best understands XML tags.

In order to prompt with Claude, consider adding <task></task> or <system></system> around your system prompt.

Text Extraction Example with Claude

To convert our , we add XML tags around the task and the URL:

Human: <task>Extract the unique transcript ID from the end of the URL.</task><url>https://app.fireflies.ai/view/AirOps-Intro::DkMo5PetdLeCDglp</url>

Assistant: DkMo5PetdLeCDglp

Human: <task>Extract the unique transcript ID from the end of the URL.</task><url>https://app.fireflies.ai/view/Mdei9OrqpQlWIijd</url>

Assistant: Mdei9OrqpQlWIijd

Human: <task>Extract the unique transcript ID from the end of the URL.</task><url>{{link_to_sales_call}}</url>

Claude Resources

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