SDD Deep Dive 2017 Workshops

Thursday 9 November 2017



3-Day Workshop

Session WRK-06

Building Cloud-based applications with Microsoft Azure – Day 3

See Day 1 of this workshop for overview.

Day 3 – Intelligence and Analytics

Session 1: Azure Stream Analytics
Learn how to use Azure Stream Analytics to extract information from high-velocity data streams originating from IoT devices and other data sources. Then use what you learned to build a real-time dashboard for Stream Analytics output.

Session 2: Microsoft Cognitive Services
Learn about the 24 APIs available in Microsoft Cognitive Services for building intelligent apps. Then use the Computer Vision API to automatically caption photos uploaded to a Web site and generate search metadata from the objects in the photos.

Session 3: Azure Machine Learning
Learn how to use Azure Machine Learning to build sophisticated machine-learning models that perform optical character recognition, fraud detection, image classification, and more, and how to deploy models to the cloud as REST services. Then build a model that uses a public dataset to perform optical character recognition, deploy it to the cloud, and write a character-recognition apps that uses the model.

Session 4: Azure DevOps
Learn about the role of Azure in DevOps and how to use it to streamline your software-development processes.

Jeff Prosise

Jeff Prosise

Jeff is a co-founder of Wintellect, who makes his living writing software and helping others do the same. With expertise in HTML5, Windows, mobile application development and Microsoft Azure, he has written nine books and hundreds of magazine articles, trained thousands of developers at Microsoft, and spoken at some of the world’s largest software conferences. In his former life as a mechanical and aerospace engineer, Jeff worked at Oak Ridge National Lab and Lawrence Livermore National Lab, where, among other things, he developed software that combined thermal and structural finite-element methods to model optical systems for high-power laser beams. In his spare time, Jeff builds and flies large radio-control jets.

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John Garland

John Garland

John is a principal consultant at Wintellect and a Windows Platform Development MVP. Prior to consulting, John spent much of his career working on high-performance video and statistical analysis tools for leading sports teams, with an emphasis on the NFL, the NBA, and Division 1 NCAA Football and Basketball. His consulting clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, and his work has been featured at Microsoft conference keynotes and sessions. He is a member of Microsoft’s Azure Insiders group and the Azure Mobile Services Advisory Board, and he was co-author of the book Programming the Windows Runtime by Example.

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