Be a Bot Builder with the Microsoft Bot Framework

Bots are consuming our digital world from SMS messages to Facebook Messenger allowing us to accomplish things we never thought we could before. The Microsoft Bot Framework allows anyone to build a bot once and allow it to be consumed through multiple channels. In this webinar, we’ll go over the different components of the Bot…

Building Language Intelligent Apps with Microsoft LUIS

Natural language understanding is one of the core aspects of deep learning, and using it as part of your application can make or break it. With Microsoft’s Language Understanding Intelligent Services, or LUIS, you don’t need to know how to create a deep learning model for your application. In this webinar, we’ll go over what…

A Tour of Azure Databricks

Azure Databricks is an exciting new service in Azure for AI bringing data scientists, data engineers, and business analysts all together to collaborate on projects. Built on Apache Spark, Azure Databricks is capable of processing and modeling data of all sizes and shapes, and it integrates seamlessly with Azure services, so you can easily set…

Visualizing Data with Power BI

Do you need to get quick insights on your data? Build a dashboard for your entire organization? How about a report that shows streaming content in real time? Power BI can do all of this and much more to get the most out of your data. In this webinar, we’ll introduce Power BI to give…

Take a Spin on the Azure IoT Hub

With Azure IoT Hub, Microsoft is providing a one-stop shop to meet the industries demand for managing and scaling IoT device networks. Microsoft Azure has built a suite of tools around IoT Hub, and organizations can opt to use just one or all of the components of Azure IoT. Additionally, Azure IoT can integrate seamlessly…
Blockchain

Blockchain: How to Cash in on Smart Contracts

“Blockchain” is the media buzzword, but it’s really what developers and businesses can do with smart contracts that are changing the way that companies are doing business. It’s through smart contracts that programming logic can be applied to blockchains to facilitate these transactions. Because of the way these apps work, they are enabling all participants on a…

Understanding Infrastructure as Code

DevOps promises shorter development cycles and faster innovation. To make this successful, it’s important to start thinking about infrastructure as resources which can be created, altered, or removed on demand. Key to implementing this process is Infrastructure as Code (IaC) – provisioning servers and infrastructure resources using the same tools and processes developers use for…

Introduction to Machine Learning in Python with Scikit-Learn

Python is a popular programming language for building machine learning models. Facilitating the process, is the powerful library Scikit-Learn, which contains nearly all of the most common machine learning algorithms of the day. Scikit-Learn provides an easy-to-use API that allows for training, validation, and prediction in just a few lines of code. In this webinar,…

New Kids On The Blockchain

Blockchain: It’s a major media buzzword right now because of all the hype surrounding cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. However, Bitcoin is just one way to use blockchain technology. Increasingly, blockchain is being applied across a wide range of businesses and industries such  as supply chain management, banking, land management, voting, and many others. In this webinar,…

Introduction to Microsoft Office 365 for Developers

When creating a line of business applications, we need to grab data from several different sources. Usually our application will soon become a provider of data to other applications. In the end, we have several applications providing data to each other’s and managing all this infrastructure can be a very hard task. Now we can…

Creating a Rocking Global Web Application with Microsoft Azure App Service

In today’s world, “Global” is the reality. When we create a new web application we need to always think about it as an application that will have global reach. This is a good challenge for Application Architects. Creating global applications is no easy catch, we have a lot of concerns, not only technical but also…

Developing a Routine for Performing Data Analysis with Pandas

Although there is no universally accepted approach to beginning a data analysis effort, it is typically a good idea to develop a formal process for yourself when first examining a dataset. This routine can manifest itself as a dynamic checklist of tasks that evolves as your data exploration skills progress. Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) is…