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

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

MobileFirst Cordova app development using Eclipse

Talking to developers is always a refreshing experience.Recently, I was fortunate enough to present and interact at Eclipse Summit 2016. The talk was on how to build, run and manage MobileFirst Cordova app using Eclipse as your IDE. Using the Cordova CLI you can create and manage your Cordova applications. You can also achieve the … Read more MobileFirst Cordova app development using Eclipse

Securely Connect to Cloudant Service From Node.JS With IBM Bluemix

IBM Cloudant is a NoSQL JSON document store that’s optimized for handling heavy workloads of concurrent reads and writes in the cloud; a workload that is typical of large, fast-growing web and mobile apps. You can use Cloudant as a fully-managed DBaaS running on public cloud platforms like IBM SoftLayer or via an on-premise version … Read more Securely Connect to Cloudant Service From Node.JS With IBM Bluemix

Ionic Hybrid Mobile app using MobileFirst Platform 7.1 CLI

Mobile apps are everywhere and on everyone’s learning list. As a web developer, You can leverage your HTML5, Javascript, CSS and other web development technologies like AngularJS to develop mobile apps through Apache Cordova. The Ionic framework makes your hybrid mobile app front-end development easy with its open source SDK. In a simple language,  Ionic … Read more Ionic Hybrid Mobile app using MobileFirst Platform 7.1 CLI

Importing MobileFirst Platform Cordova project into Visual Studio 2015

Exploring and Coding are part of every developer’s life. While exploring you may come across many technologies, tools , libraries etc. Each technology has its own recommended IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for developing applications. Like Eclipse for Java Development. Visual Studio for developing applications using Microsoft stack. XCode for iOS and Mac application development. Sublime … Read more Importing MobileFirst Platform Cordova project into Visual Studio 2015

Importing Visual studio Cordova project with Ionic and AngularJS into IBM MobileFirst

Let me start this post with a disclaimer that “Don’t panic by reading the post title”. It might look bit lengthy, but still summarises what we are trying to achieve here. Let me explain you in four steps, Creating a Cordova project with ionic and Angularjs in Visual Studio 2015. Creating a new MobileFirst Hybrid … Read more Importing Visual studio Cordova project with Ionic and AngularJS into IBM MobileFirst