Software Architect / Microsoft MVP (AI) and Pluralsight Author

Pluralsight Courses

Creating a developer course is a good way for me to cement my understand of technologies for other tech stacks I use. I do a lot with the Twitter developer API.

These easy to follow courses condense a lot of my knowledge and experience.

Build a Form Recognizer With Microsoft Azure Computer Vision

This course will provide you with the required knowledge to help you prepare for the Microsoft Exam AI-102: “Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution”.

Cognitive services are some of the most exciting AI services in the Azure platform. In this course you’ll understand how to use Microsoft AI, Computer Vision and Form Recognizer API.

  • First, you’ll explore the Computer Vision API and how you can use this to analyse images, extract text or handwritten text from visual content.
  • Next, you’ll discover how to process information from receipts and tables using Form Recognizer API
  • Finally, you’ll learn how Form Recognizer API lets you create custom models that represent data specific to your unique business requirements.

 

Find out more information about the course over at Pluralsight here.

First Look: Twitter API v2

This course will introduce you to the new Twitter API that has recently been shipped. You will learn about the main features, endpoints and what’s possible with this ground up rebuild of the Twitter API.

In this course you’ll:

  • explore what’s new in version 2 of the Twitter API
  • discover what endpoints are available and what you can do with them
  • learn about the Projects and Apps heirarchy
  • learn about Fields, Metrics, Entity and Context Annotations
  • learn how managing threads has been made easier.
  • learn how you can get started with version 2 of the Twitter API

 

You’ll also learn about use cases for the new endpoints and some tools I use to make my life with the Twitter API easier.  When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge needed to get started with this ground up rebuild of the  Twitter API.

You can find the course here: Pluralsight

Playbook: Mining Data with the Twitter API

The course is aimed at analysts, academics, developers, and data scientists that need to connect to the Twitter API and extract data.

In this course you’ll learn how to:

  • create a Twitter Application
  • use OAuth & Bearer Tokens
  • use the Twitter Standard Search API
  • surface hashtags, URLs & user mentions

In less than 60 minutes you’ll be able to connect to and extract data using the Twitter API using C#. You’ll also have a reusable codebase that can be used in other software projects!

You can check out the course here!