Azure Cognitive Services is one of prebuild products that allows us to add AI to our application very quickly. You can develop AI features without the required help of a data scientist. In most cases, you are using the cloud version of this service. When just after creating a service, you can connect to is by library or API. When to use containers? In some cases, this is not enough. You would like better control your data, smaller latency, higher throughput, or improved scalability. These characteristics are the most important for me when I think about moving those services to [...]
I just managed to publish a new version of the package FluentValidation.Validators.UnitTestExtension. This package allows you to write unit tests for Fluent Validators in a more effective way. The major change introduced in the latest version is support for FluentValidation 10. More information about the project is available on GitHub.
It is the 4th time that I have been awarded by Microsoft MVP title. This year also in two categories AI and Azure. This year is very important for me due to COVID time and total revolution in community organization. I especially miss face-to-face meetings and workshops. I hope that soon we will back to the situation from before COVID.
Azure cloud gives you a lot of possibilities of adjusting used services to your needs. It means that you are able to adjust the costs of used resources. In the cloud, you are able to use a lot of auto-tuning options that are working right out of the box. Together with that, there are plenty of possibilities to do in the way that you will have the whole control over the process. Today I will focus on Azure SQL database. […]
2020 outline The year 2020 brings many challenges to enterprises and their IT divisions. Every needed to adjust to pandemic reality. In many countries, lock-down has been introduced, and it changed our economic. Many organisations required to adapt quickly to survive. In the scope of the IT division, it generated the enormous portion of the demand from business and additional workload. It was hard to support that demand. Every new request increased backlog. Not only it was hard to support those request by present resources. It was also challenging to find new employees on the market – there was a [...]
I just managed to publish a new version of package Moq.EntityFrameworkCore. This package allows you to write unit tests in the project that are using EntityFrameworkCore package in a more effective way. With version 220.127.116.11 following changes have been introduced: support for EntityFrameworkCore v5.0 extension of mock strategy to support sequential mocks More information about the project is available on GitHub.
You will find in this video information about AI. Being more precise, I am focusing on Azure Cognitive Services and showing how easy you can extend your application with artificial intelligence elements.
This time without presentation but with a discussion about differences between major low-code platforms. Be prepared for a detailed comparison of PowerApps, Mendix and OutSystems connected with live codding demo and discussion.
Recording of discussion with Piotr and Girls In Tech about Microsoft Azure is available. I am sure that you will enjoy watching it.
When you are starting a project or a start-up, you are trying to figure out how much it will cost. There are multiple ways of doing that. You can look at similar projects, try to prepare ROM (Rough Order of Magnitude) estimation or a very detailed one. In most cases, you will get a number of hours that you should multiply by the hourly rate. And you will get the total cost. […]