Sessions

Web Audio

4 weeks ago
This week Martin and Martin look at the WebAudio API and how it can be used to generate Audio in a browser and it’s potential to be used to create visualisations.

Web Notification API

1 month ago
Martin and Martin look at the Web Notification API to send notifications to your users via your browser.

Using Azure Functions to Keep a Site Online

1 month 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 months ago
Martin and Martin add the Cognitive Language Understanding Intelligence Service (LUIS) to the howhappy.co.uk website.

Question and Answer Bot

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

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

Package Managers

10 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

10 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

11 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