Category Archives: Azure

Creative way of exposing on-premises APIs through Azure API Management

Hi, In this blog post, I’ going to explain what I consider a creative way of exposing on-premises APIs. Let’s envision the following scenario: You have an on-premises API that is secured using Windows Authentication and for which you need … Continue reading

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Still hesitating which sessions to attend at #techorama? You might want to go to API Management in Azure

Hi, This year, at Techorama, I’m going to speak about API Management in Azure. Although this topic is not new, I realized it’s pretty unknown by peers I talk to. Here are the agendas of my sessions, as I cover … Continue reading

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Microsoft bot framework tip: mind the mentions

Hi, As you know, the Microsoft bot framework is mutli-channel, therefore, when users start talking to a bot from Teams, they may mention it in order to interact with your bot. So far so good but you should mind the … Continue reading

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Dialogue tip with the Microsoft botframework

Hi, Admittedly, dealing with dialogues within the bot framework isn’t an easy task. We often have to struggle to make that damn thing do what we want it to do. I recently had to include a potentially rich answer during … Continue reading

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SharePoint-hosted QnA versus QnA Maker, how do they compare to eachother

Hi, I’ve a little bit tackled this topic in my previous post but I’m now going to elaborate more and come with concrete results. Before making the comparison between a SharePoint-Hosted QnA and QnA Maker, let me describe shortly what QnA … Continue reading

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LUIS and POS-Tagging, better together to build great bots

Hi, I recently wrote a blog post on SharePoint’s nextgen searchbox that showed how to use a bot to query SharePoint instead of using the regular searchbox. As many of you know, SharePoint’s search engine is very powerful but end users will … Continue reading

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Writing a #cognitive #bot that leverages #luis #azureml and #qna maker

Hi, In this blog post, I’m going to show you how to create the boilerplate code & actions to leverage a magic set of tools, namely: the bot framework, LUIS, Azure Machine Learning and the easy-to-use QnA maker. Before diving … Continue reading

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