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Alexa Skills
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Mingis on Tech: Coding new skills for Alexa

Alexa is the helpful voice in the Echo and Echo Dot that comes with a wide range of skills already available. But with a little coding, it can be made to do much more. IDG's Sharon Machlis explains.

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How to improve your scrum master skills

Building your scrum master skills leads to a several career opportunities. Here are the skills that will take you to the next level

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How to implement a custom exception class in C#

Take advantage of custom exception classes to extend error handling or add meaningful information to the errors thrown by your .Net applications

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The scrum master role explained

Watch this instructional video to understand how a scrum master can help a team learn agile development and follow a scrum process to develop new applications

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What’s next for Microsoft’s .Net CLR

The common language runtime of the .Net development platform is slated for speed and scalability improvements

Get started with Twilio’s Programmable Voice API to build an IVR system

A quick guide for building an interactive voice response (IVR) system for your customers with Twilio, Node.js, and Express

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In data management, the history is the future

We live in the era of agile data management

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Forget Pokémon Go: Why you should build for the enterprise

Hint: it's all about the path to monetization

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Blockchain shows open source’s fatal flaw—and a way forward

Open source usage has skyrocketed, but not the number of developers working on projects. Those who benefit need to pay developers to keep it all going

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Microsoft debuts beta Visual Studio Tools for AI

Microsoft also has new tools for machine learning applications in IoT devices, Apple's Core ML, and Azure SQL

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Azure IoT Edge brings smarts to devices at the cloud’s edge

Devices on the edge of internet should be able to act on their own, and connect only when needed. That’s what Azure IoT Edge enables

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Microsoft’s Mono .Net runtime brings back interpreter

Mixed-mode code execution is on the drawing board

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What’s next for WebAssembly portable code

The JavaScript companion for faster web applications will gain garbage collection and SIMD support as part of the effort to support more programming languages

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What’s new in Azure Functions: durable states

New serverless state capabilities in Azure Functions offer an alternative way of managing events and actions

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Scripting languages slip in popularity

Developers are opting for safer languages, despite ease of use offered by scripting languages like Perl, PHP, and Ruby

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The agile transformation and test automation

As teams learn and adapt to agile, customized implementations in the process will further impact the industry

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What is Apache Spark? The big data analytics platform explained

Fast, flexible, and developer-friendly, Apache Spark is the leading platform for large-scale SQL, batch processing, stream processing, and machine learning

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How to avoid memory leaks in .Net applications

Learn the causes of memory leaks in .Net, how to detect them, and how avoid them in your applications

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