Samuel Taboada

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How Three Lines of Code and Windows Machine Learning Empower .NET Developers to Run AI Locally on Windows 10 Devices

<i>This post is authored by Rosane Maffei Vallim, Program Manager, and Wilson Lee, Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft.</i><p>Artificial Intelligence (AI) …

Intermediate

Ever wonder how the Flow team uses Flow to make our daily lives easier? We use it for multiple scenarios from tracking support tickets to resolution, …

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

The Next Ripple is being born but for Application Developers

Ripple is a well famed decentralized payment platform providing payment rails primarily for banks and payment transfers. It was the first blockchain …

How to get better at the things you care about

Working hard but not improving? You're not alone. Eduardo Briceño reveals a simple way to think about getting better at the things you do, whether …

Hobbies

Microsoft developing blockchain tech to let you manage your digital identity

Microsoft is out to prove blockchain naysayers wrong. In an effort to show the potential of the technology beyond its applications in cryptocurrency, the Redmond giant has announced plans to use blockchain tech as the foundation for storing and processing digital identity data.<p>Following a …

Blockchain

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

Microsoft's New Teams Integrations Squarely Target Slack

With more than 9 million weekly active users, there's little question that Slack is a dominant force in the online collaboration space. Since its launch in 2013, its name has become almost synonymous with chat itself. So it comes as no surprise that it's being hunted by a fast-growing pack of …

Apps

Getting Started with Xamarin.Forms – The Fundamentals

Every so often, I get the pleasure of introducing a fellow developer to Xamarin.Forms for a new project. As with any new technology, it can be hard …

Software Development

Google’s custom TPU machine learning accelerators are now available in beta

Google’s Tensor Processing Units (TPUs), the company’s custom chips for running machine learning workloads written for its TensorFlow framework, are now available to developers.<p>The promise of these Google-designed chips is that they can run specific machine learning workflows significantly faster …

8 courses to certify your cloud computing skills

Cloud technology is becoming mainstream and more businesses are looking for cloud-based solutions to manage their data. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is …

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, and that the food we give our brains shapes our thoughts and actions. I invested many years formally studying neuroscience and …

Nutrition

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Books

Understanding Serverless Cold Start

“Cold start” is a large discussion point for serverless architectures and is a point of ambiguity for many users of Azure Functions. The goal of this …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Creating Web Components with Stencil.js

Raise your hand if you have ever inherited 3000, 5000, 8000+ lines of CSS in a single file, then seen some variation of the same file across many …

Will Serverless Be the Future of Enterprise Application Development?

Serverless is currently one of the hot topics out there in software architectural patterns. Like many other terms or trends in software engineering, …

Scalable and Performant ASP.NET Core Web APIs: Introduction

Over the next month or so I’ll be posting a series of posts on creating performant and scalable web APIs using ASP.NET Core 2.0.<p>Performance is how …

Load up on CompTIA certification training for less than $8 per course

Learning will always be the cornerstone of any progressing career. And if you make your living (or want to make your living) as an IT pro, you’d better be ready to pick up new skills and learn new disciplines even faster than most.<p>In the IT world, there’s no more bankable training than …

Cognitive Services - Availability of SDKs for the latest Bing Search APIs

We are pleased to announce preview availability of SDKs for the Cognitive Serivces - Bing Search APIs. Currently available as REST APIs, the Bing …

Azure Storage for Serverless .NET Apps in Minutes

Azure Storage is a quick and effortless way to store data for applications that has high availability, is secure, scales and is redundant. This blog …

The Top 50 Developer Tools of 2017

It's the moment you've been waiting for! Well, it's the one we've been waiting for, anyway. It's the 4th annual StackShare Awards! 🎉<p>This is your …

Google’s Family Link app will help you monitor your child’s online activity

Worrying about how long your child is staring at a display for, and what sort of apps they are using is a fear that most parents endure. Google has …

New Book: Building Microservices with .NET Core 2.0 – Second Edition: Transitioning monolithic architectures using microservices with .NET Core 2.0 using C# 7.0

I wrote the foreword on a new book from Gaurav Arora...<p>Transitioning monolithic architectures using microservices with .NET Core 2.0 using C# 7.0<p>The …

Bootstrapping Microservices - Getting Your Microservice Architecture Ready

The computing world has seen increasing attention on microservices software architecture in order to enhance software scalability and efficiency. …

The January release of SQL Operations Studio is now available

<i>This blog post was authored by Alan Yu, Program Manager, Microsoft SQL Server.</i><p><b>We are excited to announce the January release of</b> <b>SQL Operations Studio</b></b> …

Learning these 5 microservice patterns will make you a better engineer

For a lot of engineers, getting into microservices can be tough, because it’s hard to decide where lines should be drawn. For me, 99% of services …

Popular JavaScript frameworks in 2018

In the recent article on JavaScript Front End frameworks' popularity on Stack Overflow it was noted how fast the turnaround for frameworks is. …

Progressive Web Apps (PWA) may be the great equalizer for Microsoft, Google and Apple

The current app model is robust and thriving but has shortcomings.<p>Millions of available apps make discoverability difficult, developers find building …

Apps

What are Microservices and Can this Architecture Improve Your Application Development?

The software products we use every day for both business and leisure are going through a quiet transition behind the scenes. A decade ago, it was the …