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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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PRO WORKSHOP: Making Apps Listen and React with LUIS (Language Understanding Intelligent Service)
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Sam Nasr
Sam Nasr
NIS Technologies, Sr. Software Engineer

Language Understanding Intelligence Service (LUIS) is part of Azure's Cognitive Services. It's built on the interactive machine learning and language understanding research from Microsoft Research. Luis provides the capability to understand a person’s natural language and respond with actions specified by application code. In this session we'll examine how this powerful feature can be integrated into applications, offering a more natural interaction with a device.

Friday, February 19, 2021

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PRO WORKSHOP: JavaScript Worker Procs, Communication, and Storage Features
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Sam Nasr
Sam Nasr
NIS Technologies, Sr. Software Engineer

JavaScript has become one of the dominant languages on the web. To enable a richer client experience, JavaScript utilizes worker processes that expedite AJAX calls with little complexity, and web sockets for bi-directional communication. In addition, JavaScript APIs are now available to facilitate user’s geographical location access. In this session, we’ll review these features and discuss how they can be applied to any modern web site.
 Web Workers
 Web Sockets
 GeoLocation
 Web Storage
 Modernizr