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Using Azure Functions to Keep a Site Online

7 days ago
In this Episode Martin and Martin look at a little hack to keep Website on the free tier Always on.

LUIS and HowHappy.co.uk mashup

2 weeks ago
Martin and Martin add the Cognitive Language Understanding Intelligence Service (LUIS) to the howhappy.co.uk website.

Question and Answer Bot

3 weeks ago
This Week Martin and Martin use the QandA Maker and Azure functions to create a bot that can convert any Frequently Asked Questions page into a fully functioning chat bot.

Creating 404 middleware in ASP.NET core

4 weeks ago
In this episode Martin and Martin look at how you create custom middleware and use it to give users 404 status code error pages.

Recommendations API

1 month ago
Martin and Martin look at Recommendations API in Microsoft Cognitive Services and show how you can use it to give your website users useful product recommendations.  You can find out more about the API on the Recommendations API Landing Page and to see the app that Martin Kearn built check out this GitHub Repository.

Bots in Node

1 month ago
Martin and Martin look at how you can use Node.js to build a bot for Facebook Messenger, Skype, Slack and many other channels with the Microsoft Bot Framework.
Azure Deployment

Azure Deployment

8 months ago
Martin and Martin take a brief look at the numerous ways you can deploy to Azure.
Package Managers

Package Managers

9 months ago
Martin and Martin look at the three main package managers used in ASP.net Core. Bower, Nuget and NPM explaining what each are used for in the context of an ASP.net core application.
Azure Functions

Azure Functions

9 months ago
This week Martin in Martin Look into Azure functions, an event driven platform as a service that allows you to execute functions of code when specific things happen. Martin Kearn uses this new capability to build an Image cropper that executes when images are uploaded to Azure Storage and then crops them and places them […]
The Future of Javascript

The Future of Javascript

10 months ago
Martin and Martin look into the new features of ECMA2015 the next version of the JavaScript Standard. They cover: ClassesArrow FunctionsConstTemplate StringsLetFor of LoopDefault ParametersRest and Spread   You can see a version of the code over on GitHub: github.com/thebeebs/DevWeekWorkshop  
Tag Helpers in ASP.Net Core

Tag Helpers in ASP.Net Core

10 months ago
This week Martin and Martin look into Tag Helpers a new feature in Razor views inside of ASP.net Core. They build a basic tag helper and consume it from within an ASP.Net Core project.
How Happy Are You? Cordova Edition

How Happy Are You? Cordova Edition

10 months ago
This week Martin and Martin look at building an Apache Cordova app that uses Microsoft Cognitive services to determine the emotions of faces in a picture. The app uses Ionic for the UI and can be found at GitHub: github.com/thebeebs/howhappycordova