Heather Downing describes how she was able to call a Web API app hosted in Microsoft Azure from an Alexa service, so that it can be called from an Amazon Echo. Not only does it integrate services from competing vendors, but it is simple enough that her mother can use it.
Microsoft MVP Ed Charbeneau is learning Machine Learning. He discusses the challenges of this education and how it relates to his primary focus as a front-end developer. Links: aka.ms/azuremlsite Home twitter.com/edcharbeneau edcharbeneau.com/
Vibhu Bhutani of Softweb Solutions describes some of the Cloud-conneted projects they have delivered to their customers using their IoT Connect platform. Links: Softweb Solutions homewww.softwebsolutions.com/ Softweb IoTwww.softwebiot.com/ IoT Connectiotconnect.io/
Electron is a framework built on top of Chromium that allows cross-platform web development. Chris Woodruff describes how to use this to build cross-platform applications. Links Electron home Apps built with Electron
Rachel Weil has written assembly language to connect her NES to the Internet and to an old black & white TV set so that it will respond to your Tweets. Rachel shows off this system and explains how it works.
Microsoft Azure now supports running Red Hat Linux VMs. Abi Iyer works for Microsoft; Jen Anderson works for Red Hat. Both are working to provide an integrated support experience for those running Red Hat on Azure. Today, they discuss what that experience looks like to you.