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Joe Mayo March 2016 Entries
Today, at Build 2016, Microsoft revealed a new AI tool for developers called the Bot Framework. The Bot Framework allows developers to write software bots that interact with people (and other bots). Essentially this makes it easy to create a Conversational User Interface (CUI), ushering in a new era that makes us think more about what a user interface should be. Beyond a visual interface, User Experience (UX) will take on new meaning. The bot will need to lead the user through a series of steps that ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 30, 2016 8:09 PM

Catching Up with UWP in LINQ to Twitter
LINQ to Twitter recently released as v4.x, where one of its main goals was to support Universal Windows Platform development. LINQ to Twitter has supported many platforms and UWP is a natural evolution. One of the driving forces in the new version is the fact that UWP has it’s own HTTP client stack, which isn’t compatible with PCL. In retrospect, this was an opportunity because the generic nature of PCL means that you don’t inherently have platform-specific fidelity. (note: that said – there are ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 2, 2016 8:25 AM

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