Adding Watson Speech-to-Text to your Android App

This post is about injecting Watson Speech-to-Text into an Android native app. Speech-to-Text is available as a service on IBM Cloud i.e.., Bluemix. You will integrating the service available on Bluemix into our favourite chatbot “The WatBOT” using Watson Developer Android SDK with minimal lines of code. Why Watson Speech-to-Text?

OpenWhisk: A FaaS platform to create and run event-driven apps that scale on demand

This blog post introduces you to Serverless computing, OpenWhisk (a serverless, open source cloud platform that executes functions in response to events at any scale) and guides you in getting started with OpenWhisk on IBM Bluemix. After writing a post on how to transform your idea into an app in minutes. I started thinking  how about the compute part of … Read more OpenWhisk: A FaaS platform to create and run event-driven apps that scale on demand

Integrating Watson Text to Speech into an Android Native App

The blog post shows how to integrate Watson Text-to-Speech(TTS) into your existing Android native mobile app. It was a dream come true when I made my first Watbot commit to Github. Watbot is an Android chatbot built using Watson Conversation Service. This was for a Hands-on lab in a college. As the students were able … Read more Integrating Watson Text to Speech into an Android Native App

Dialog a tete-a-tete with a bot via Watson

The main intention of this blog post is to share my first FB Live chat. It was for a technical conversation – Dialog a tete-a-tete with a bot via Watson. Watson Conversation caught my interest when I first saw its visual builder against the old xml based Dialog service. In fact, the Dialog is not part … Read more Dialog a tete-a-tete with a bot via Watson

Need of Context in a chatbot conversation

This blog post introduces the Importance of Context to maintain the state of a Conversation while building a bot more specifically a chatbot. A conversation (or chat) is a chain of statements exchanged between two or more individuals. Mostly, conversations happen on a particular topic or in a situation. Whatever the topic or situation is, … Read more Need of Context in a chatbot conversation

From Idea to Application in minutes – A Walkthrough

Whether you are a developer with an enterprise or a startup or a student having an idea and want to quickly evaluate by prototyping, IBM Cloud is the way to get started overriding the infrastructure overheads. Solve real problems by Building your applications with infrastructure, Watson, software, and services on the Bluemix cloud platform. IBM® … Read more From Idea to Application in minutes – A Walkthrough

A feedback app in minutes with Ionic and Cloudant

An Ionic feedback app using Cloudant NoSQL service on IBM Bluemix. An easy to configure mobile app for receiving feedback at Meetups, Events etc., Ionic is a complete open-source SDK for hybrid mobile app development. Built on top of AngularJS and Apache Cordova, Ionic provides tools and services for developing hybrid mobile apps using Web … Read more A feedback app in minutes with Ionic and Cloudant

App from Design to Store in 15 Mins via Bluemix Mobile Dashboard

This blog post gives you an intro to an Enhanced Bluemix Mobile Dashboard. This is version 2.0 of my previous blog post on how to Quickly Design, Build, Secure and Deliver an App using Bluemix Mobile Services. Let’s call this version as “Design, Connect, Build, Secure and Publish an App using Bluemix Mobile Dashboard” What … Read more App from Design to Store in 15 Mins via Bluemix Mobile Dashboard

Swift 3.0 explained for C# Developers

Originally posted on February 02, 2016 | Modified to Swift 3.0 on October 01, 2016 Programming languages provide a way to communicate with a computer through notational instructions.Swift and C# are High-Level Languages commonly categorized under multi-paradigm and Compiled Programming languages. They not only fall into the same category of programming languages but also have … Read more Swift 3.0 explained for C# Developers