Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 3 of 3

Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 3 of 3

By now (after reading Part 1 and Part 2 in this series), you should be aware of what OpenWhisk is and leverage OpenWhisk Sequence to chain Watson services. Also, you should have created Swift and NodeJS actions for transforming the JSON to required formats. In this post, you will learn how to expose an action … Continue reading “Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 3 of 3”

Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 2 of 3

Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 2 of 3

In Part 1 of this series, you learnt the basics of Serverless computing and the building blocks behind OpenWhisk. In this post, you will create Watson Services  and add them to an OpenWhisk Sequence on IBM Bluemix. As our post is all about chaining Watson Services using OpenWhisk, in this section you will create three … Continue reading “Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 2 of 3”

Get CONTAINER-ized via Bluemix CLI

Get CONTAINER-ized via Bluemix CLI

In this post, you will learn how to create and push a docker container to Bluemix via CLI. The post includes Steps to setup and use Bluemix CLI. Creating and Running your container on IBM Bluemix. I have been exploring and playing with Containers more specifically Docker Containers for a while now and same is … Continue reading “Get CONTAINER-ized via Bluemix CLI”

Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 1 of 3

Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 1 of 3

This 3-part series of posts helps you understand the in-depth features of Serverless Computing via OpenWhisk. OpenWhisk offers an easy way to chain services where an output of first action acts as an input to the second action and so on in a sequence. OpenWhisk achieves the chaining of services via sequences on Bluemix. By the … Continue reading “Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 1 of 3”

What can you Build using your Bluemix Cloud platform trial

This post helps you understand Bluemix Cloud platform and what you can develop using Bluemix trial account. If you are new to Bluemix and want to learn what it offers via a self-paced free course here’s the link. After my post on how to transform your idea to an application in minutes using IBM Bluemix. … Continue reading “What can you Build using your Bluemix Cloud platform trial”

Adding Watson Speech-to-Text to your Android App

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? Vidyasagar Machupalli Polyglot & Pragmatic … Continue reading “Adding Watson Speech-to-Text to your Android App”

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

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 … Continue reading “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

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 … Continue reading “Integrating Watson Text to Speech into an Android Native App”

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

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 … Continue reading “Dialog a tete-a-tete with a bot via Watson”

Need of Context in a chatbot conversation

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, … Continue reading “Need of Context in a chatbot conversation”

From Idea to Application in minutes – A Walkthrough

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® … Continue reading “From Idea to Application in minutes – A Walkthrough”