The explosive growth of web frameworks and the demands of users have changed the approach to building web applications. Many challenges exist, and getting started can be a daunting prospect. Let’s change that now. This talk provides practical guidance and recommendations. We will cover architecture, technologies, tools, and frameworks. We will examine strategies for organizing…

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Imagine you had something really important to tell everyone but weren’t allowed to speak up until asked. That’s how all web servers and WebAPIs with their HTTP Request/Response cycle operate. SignalR, built on WebSockets, changes this client-server relationship from “speak only when spoken to” to a fully bi-directional communication. This is amazing, but can also…

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Just like development tries to move away from ineffective and inefficient approaches, testing has evolved since the days of heavyweight, formal test cases, and large test teams working in isolation. Testing is no longer the exclusive task of testers, but instead is becoming a whole team responsibility, perhaps with the assistance of a test coach.…

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What exactly is machine learning? And more importantly, will I understand the answer without doing a Masters and a PhD? Sure! Join Damian, a fellow AI/ML-newbie, as he walks through what machine learning is, how it can be applied in your applications, and how you can actually create predictive models without accumulating a massive HELP…

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