Taswar Bhatti
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Taswar Bhatti Talk on MS Bot Framework

In May 2017 I did a talk in Ottawa .NET User Group on Introduction to Microsoft Bot Framework, it was a interesting turnout and lots of conversation on what a bot can do for a business and how to use them. Below you will find the slides for my talk on Microsoft Bot Framework. The […]

Taswar Bhatti Xamarin Dev Days

Last week I did a presentation on Xamarin Dev Days here in Ottawa, the presentation was on Introduction to Xamarin, unfortunately my demo did not work, the demo gods were not with me that day 🙁 The demo code uses Microsoft Cognitive Service Bing Search to search for images to display on a mobile phone. […]

Redis

Redis provides a way to use Pipeline Batching to send messages to Redis but first we must understand that Redis uses tcp request response protocol, some may know it as client server model. If you are coming from a web http world, you will have no issue understanding client server, where the browser acts like […]

Redis

Redis Pub Sub, somehow may sound weird that it provides such a functionality since when you think of Redis the first thing that comes to mind is of a cache key value store. But indeed Redis does allow us to use the messaging paradigm by using channels to publish messages and for subscribers to listen […]

DevTeach Mntreal Speaker

Yeahhhh I am really exited that I have been selected to speak at DevTeach Montreal 2017 this year, July 3rd onward to July 7th in the lovely Montreal Canada. I remember my first visit to DevTeach was in 2007 as an attendee, now 10 years later I am presenting in the conference. Looking back it […]

Xamarin

I was invited to Sprott School of Business – Carleton University for an introduction to the class on Xamarin what Microsoft platform offers for mobile development. Below you will see my sides that were present by me and Ahmed Al-Assad a fellow MVP. A special thanks to Alex Ramirez for the invitation to speak to […]

Docker for .NET Developers

Docker for .NET Developers Last week I was presenting at the Ottawa IT User Group for .NET Developers on Docker for .NET Developers. We covered what docker is, how it fits into microservices, overview of using docker as a .NET Developer etc Topics that we covered were What is Docker Images and Containers Docker vs […]

Redis

Redis HyperLogLog is used for calculating the cardinality of a set or non mathematically speaking it is a probabilistic data structure used to count unique values. Basically it is an algorithm that use randomization such that it can provide an approximation of the number of unique elements in a set by just using a constant […]

Redis

Redis Sorted Sets are similar to Sets, with unique feature of values stored in Set called scores. The score is used in order to take the sorted set ordered, from the smallest to the greatest score. Just like in Sets, members are unique but scores can be repeated. Sorted Sets are ideal for storing index […]

Redis

Redis Sets Datatype are similar in C# world as HashSet, they are an unordered collection used for storing strings. One of the great benefit of Redis Sets is that the operation of add, remove, and testing for existence of items is of constant time of O(1) regardless of the number of items in the Set. […]

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