Windows 10 Development Training Resources

  With tons of new features coming to Windows 10 and 1000s of new API capabilities, I though it would be great to put all the training together in one blog that not only me, but anyone can refer to. The links inlucde basic enhancements like XAML bindings to light-up features like Cortana integration. Enjoy! […]

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TextAnalytics with AzureML

Text Analytics Text Analytics is the process of transforming text into information and actionable output. Text is prevalent in all the industries. If something doesn’t already exist in text format, it ultimately lands up as text for consumable purposes. Most of the Machine Learning algorithms depend on CSV and JSON formats, which are object representations […]

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Machine Learning Tools Powerhouse with Azure RemoteApp

  Wouldn’t it be nice to have all your Machine Learning (ML) tools available wherever you are, and on any device?  Azure RemoteApp is built exactly for that. While traveling, I usually carry my Surface Pro 3 that does not have any ML tools,  and at home I have my monster ThinkPad W350 with all […]

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Extracting Org Names from Text using AzureML Named Entity Recognition

  Recently I have been spending some time on Speech Recognition. The Speech Recognition Grammar Specification (SRGS) file is typically used for defining speech commands that a user might utter. It works fine when the commands are known and you just want to capture it and in turn execute it. But there are scenarios where […]

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Good Resources for Developing Windows Store and Office Store Apps (HTML + JavaScript)

  After speaking with several developers and partners around the world, I decided to blog this instead of sending emails to all of them every time. Please let me know if I am missing a critical resource. Since Office has adopted the new HTML + JS model for developing Office Apps, there has been a […]

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Passive Speech Listening on Windows Phone

  I was running some passive speech recognition code in a Windows Phone project and I kept getting the following error The speech privacy policy was not accepted prior to attempting a speech recognition I was using the non-UI recognizer for passive listening on a thread. SpeechRecognizer spchRecog = new SpeechRecognizer(); SpeechRecognitionResult spchResult = await […]

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End-to-End Predictive Model in AzureML using Linear Regression

Machine Learning (ML) is one of the most popular field in Computer Science discipline, but is also the most feared by developers. The fear is primarily because it is considered as a scientific field that requires deep mathematical expertise which most of us have forgotten. In today’s world, ML has two disciplines: ML, and Applied […]

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What is a Web Site Capability Model?

  List of core technical capabilities required by a website to function at production scale. When you are working on designing a new web site or migrating an existing one, this model will help you identify the core platform capabilities (cloud or on-premises) your web site needs to function at production scale. It is a […]

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Storage Object Distribution (SOD) Pattern for high-performing mobile cloud apps

  Problem Statement In building large scale mobile apps, the common issues faced by developers are: Performance of web services delivering application data to massive number of devices Caching of objects on cloud servers with memory constraints Reducing compute costs Global distribution of application objects So, how should an application deliver applications objects to massive […]

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