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?

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

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

Quickly Design, Build, Secure, and Deliver an app using Bluemix Mobile Services

This blog post guides you on how to Design, Build, Secure & Deliver a mobile app using Bluemix Mobile Services. As mobile app developers (Experienced or newbie), we always face challenges while transforming our idea into an app. The challenges can be with Prototyping, generating basic code or features to add to make the app … Read more Quickly Design, Build, Secure, and Deliver an app using Bluemix Mobile Services

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

Integrating MobileFirst Quality Assurance into Xamarin.Android app

It all started when I received an email seeking help on using MQA or to be more precise integrating MQA into Xamarin based android app. Before jumping into addressing the problem, let’s define MQA. What is MQA? MQA stands for MobileFirst Quality Assurance and is part of the IBM MobileFirst Platform. IBM MQA provides line … Read more Integrating MobileFirst Quality Assurance into Xamarin.Android app

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