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OWA add-ins – a great way to build your own cross-platform Outlook integrations

OWA add-ins are Outlook integrations developed by the third parties using a new web technologies based platform. It’s not only a modern way to extend Outlook Web Application but also a great way to bring a cross-platform approach to the Outlook add-in development. OWA add-ins are supported on: – Outlook 2013 and latest versions –

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How to use LUIS in Microsoft Bot Framework

In one of the previous articles, I have talked about how to start building a bot with Microsoft Bot Framework (MBF). It was a simple bot that asks a companion to do simple math exercises. The bot application works great but the process of conversation looks not very natural as the app understands only two

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Let your app understand human language with LUIS

We are on the way to the next era of human-computer interactions. In addition to traditional Graphic User Interfaces (GUI) new interfaces are coming. This interface is also known as Conversational User Interfaces (CUI) that allows people to deal with a computer in more natural way. The way that is called conversation. We use conversations

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nopCommerce. Try to sell your products online.

History nopCommerce is a free open source shopping cart. It is ASP.NET MVC based with a MS SQL backend database. Its development started in 2008 by Andrei Mazulnitsyn in Yaroslavl, Russia. In the beginning in July 2008 Andrei planned to launch his own flower shop to sell flowers online. At that time he was working

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Building bots with Microsoft Bot Framework

About Bots are a kind of program that automates a lot of things. Usually these are repetitive and easy tasks that are time-consuming for humans. Bots are used for trading, auctions, conversations etc., where they can perform tasks much faster than a human being. In this article we will have a closer look at conversational

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AMP. Speedup your website today!

Introduction Accelerated Mobile Pages shortly AMP is an open source platform independent project that relies on existing web technologies, built in collaboration with different partners such as Google, LinkedIn, BBC, WordPress, Adobe Analytics, Pinterest, and The Washington Post and others. Basically AMP is a normal HTML page with extended properties and some restrictions that actually

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MVP – don’t fear to start a new project

Idea You have an idea and that’s good. If you like it then it’s great. Let’s start by defining what type of idea it is. From the innovations point of view, we can define two project types. The first one is a kind of a product that is already available on the market. It has

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