This tutorial series shows how to create a chatbot with the Microsoft Bot Framework Node.JS SDK v4 from end-to-end, including brainstorming, using the MSBot for connected services, integrating QnA Maker and LUIS, prototyping with Chatdown, and programming with the Node.JS SDK and TypeScript. The Microsoft Bot Framework is a framework for building chatbots that allows you to deploy to multiple channels, including Skype, Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Facebook Messenger.
Microsoft's Language Understanding Intelligence Service (LUIS) is a natural language processing tool in the Azure cloud that allows for training applications with utterances in order to recognize intent, and provide valuable and actionable information back to your applications. It is a part of Microsoft's Cognitive Services suite.
Visual Studio Code (or VSCode) is fast becoming a favorite editor and IDE alternative for many programmers. This tutorial series will be a series of how-to videos about various extensions, techniques, and other tricks to make Visual Studio Code work more for you.
The Microsoft QnA Maker service is an Azure Cognitive Services tool for creating knowledge bases or FAQ chatbots, and deploying them to the cloud. This tutorial series will show you how to use the QnA Maker Cognitive Service, as well the as the Microsoft BotBuilder Tools for working with the QnA Maker from the command line.
The Microsoft Bot Framework SDK v4 comes with a new suite of command line utilities for administering Azure Cognitive Services, and building out chatbots from end-to-end. This tutorial series focuses on Chatdown, which allows you to use a markdown-style language to prototype chatbots, create chat transcripts, and run those transcripts in the Microsoft Bot Emulator.
With the Microsoft Bot Framework SDK v4 and the BotBuilder tools, Microsoft has released a new Bot Emulator with more features, as well as an MSBot command line utility for bot creation, and adding services to you chatbots, such as LUIS, QnA Maker, and the Azure Bot Service. This video tutorial series will cover both the new Bot Emulator and the MSBot command line utility.
Want to know how to use LinkedIn effectively? This playlist provides a tutorial series on how to use LinkedIn to not just search for a new job, but to effectively communicate with your industry and peers the value that you bring to your job on a daily basis.
This series will cover all of the basics on how to use LinkedIn, but also a few of the lesser know ways to increase your profile views, your job offers, and your engagements on the platform.