Creating and Deploying a Quick WordPress app on Azure

In this tutorial we will see how we can quickly get started with Microsoft Azure and create a simple web app on WordPress and deploy the same on Azure Prerequisites for this are Azure Free Subscription. and absic knowledge of cloud concepts Login into your Azure Portal. Click on "Create Resource" Azure Portal Search for … Continue reading Creating and Deploying a Quick WordPress app on Azure

Installing and setting PowerShell Core

Getting started with Azure requires PowerShell & Bash CLI and best to install PowerShell Core rather than pre-installed Windows PowerShell to make use of advanced Azure Modules. Here is how to get started with installation! Download PowerShell Core v6.2 from https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases We can then install Azure modules in PowerShell Core using below command. This command … Continue reading Installing and setting PowerShell Core

Terraform Setup on Windows to create AWS resources

Let us see how can we setup Terraform CLI on Windows and create some resouces on AWS cloud. Step 1: Download terraform from https://www.terraform.io/downloads.html Step 2: Unzip the file and place it in desired location Step 3: Set path in System Environment Variables Step 4: Test the installation CMD prompt Step 5: Configuring and Creating … Continue reading Terraform Setup on Windows to create AWS resources

How to use Azure Bing Spell Check API using node.js?

Microsoft Cloud Service - Azure provides different Cognitive AI/ML APIs which help solve problems and automate stuff. The Bing Spell Check API helps you to detect spelling errors in the text which you scan using API. It gives suggestions of words which might be wrong in the sentence. [Try the demo ] Let us get … Continue reading How to use Azure Bing Spell Check API using node.js?

Serverless Battle: Azure Functions compared to AWS lambda

Since the last 4 years or so the cloud computing has been a game changer in a number ways and the emergence of serverless computing/architectures has just solved many of the core computing problems. Serverless is about abstracting users away from servers, infrastructure, and having to deal with low-level configuration or the core operating system.  … Continue reading Serverless Battle: Azure Functions compared to AWS lambda

Creating and Deploying Express Web App on Azure in few steps

In this post we will see how can we setup an express web application and how to deploy an node.js based express web application. Step 1: Creating an web application in express. To create a express application skeleton we need to install express generator from npm: Check available option while creating an express app: After … Continue reading Creating and Deploying Express Web App on Azure in few steps

Is developing bots using Microsoft Bot Framework without Azure possible?

Microsoft provides its Bot framework to build smart chat bots. It provides the Bot Builder SDK in two languages i.e Node.js and C#. Azure provides us the setup of developing the web app bot on cloud with integrated web-chat channel and integrated online VScode editor. The bot on Azure is deployed on Azure Web server … Continue reading Is developing bots using Microsoft Bot Framework without Azure possible?

Microsoft Bot Framework: How to validate user response to bot Prompts?

Microsoft Bot Framework has multiple prompts to get user response while having the conversation such as Prompts.text, Prompts.number, Prompts.Choice, Prompts.confirm But there is automatic validation for number, choice and confirm prompt. For example if the user responds with wrong choice then the chat bot will re-prompt the choices and ask yo to select again. Check documentation here. This post … Continue reading Microsoft Bot Framework: How to validate user response to bot Prompts?

Conversational Text Formatting in Microsoft Bot-Framework

This post is about how can we do text formatting in the Microsoft Bot framework. Like, how to send or receive text in bold, italics, list, quote, links etc. Bold and Italics Multiline Text List Strikethrough text Quote a text Adding Links Adding text in increased font(a heading) Hope it helps you when you are … Continue reading Conversational Text Formatting in Microsoft Bot-Framework