James Flower

C# .NET and Web Developer

Tag: azure functions

There are 2 posts with the "azure functions" tag.

Star Trek or Star Wars – Binary Classification using ML.NET

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I have been looking for an opportunity to try out machine learning and recently had a change. Given my background with ASP.NET, using ML.NET seemed the clear choice as I am already familiar with C# and the .NET ecosystem. To try out ML.NET, I decided to make a binary classifier which would accept a piece of text and decide if the text is most likely to be related to Star Trek or Star Wars. Not that I am saying one is better (or worse) than the other. Finding the Data The first step with any

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Using Azure SignalR Service in Static Web Apps (SWA) Managed Functions

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I recently migrated my YouTube Remote project from ASP.NET 4 to use serverless computing, such as Azure SignalR Service and Azure Functions with Static Web Apps. This aim of the YouTube Remote is to have a “display” which shows a YouTube video, and a “remote” to have play and pause controls. The remote could be a different browser window, or an entirely different device such as a mobile phone. In the ASP.NET 4 Web App version of the project, all the communication between the display and remote

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