Data Points - EF Core 2.1 Query Types

Data Points - EF Core 2.1 Query Types

Julie Lerman delves into the new EF Core 2.1 Query Type feature, which lets you more easily query a database without needing true entities with key properties to consume the results.

Cognitive Services - Improving LUIS Intent Classifications

Cognitive Services - Improving LUIS Intent Classifications

The Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS) enables powerful and intelligent voice-driven interaction. This article introduces two open source frameworks, Scattertext and LIME, and shows how to use them to train LUIS more effectively.

The Working Programmer - How To Be MEAN: Dynamically Angular

The Working Programmer - How To Be MEAN: Dynamically Angular

Ted Neward extends his exploration of building forms with Angular, by showing how to create a Web-based questionnaire that dynamically generates fields based on the types of questions drawn from an external source, such as JSON service or file.

Blockchain - Decentralized Applications with Azure Blockchain as a Service

Blockchain - Decentralized Applications with Azure Blockchain as a Service

Blockchain has emerged as a solution for streamlining business processes, verifying transactions, and reducing the potential for fraud. This article introduces Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) in Microsoft Azure to build a secured data structure and create a distributed transactional digital ledger.

Test Run - Introduction to DNN Image Classification Using CNTK

Test Run - Introduction to DNN Image Classification Using CNTK

Though the use of a convolutional neural network (CNN) is now more common for image classification, for simple image classification tasks, using a standard deep neural network (DNN) is easier and often just as or even more effective. In this article, James McCaffrey explains the DNN approach, using the Microsoft CNTK library.