.NET Core + Bot Framework + Azure Cognitive Service + Microsoft Teams = Awesome Search Experience!

English Intermediate AI & Machine Learning

Search and Conversation are two important and evolving traits that every modern application strives to have! In this 25 minute hands on coding session we will develop a Microsoft Teams App from scratch and create a conversational search experience to search the contents of documents! In this live coding session, we will see how easy it is to develop a simple conversational search experience using Visual Studio, .NET Core and Azure! For demonstration, we will create a Microsoft Teams app where-in we can search the content of documents (pptx, docx, pdf, xlsx, rtf etc) stored in your OneDrive or SharePoint document library or anywhere else. The search experience is truly enterprise grade as it leverages Microsoft Azure Search. To add the conversational behavior, we make use of Microsoft Bot Framework. By the end of this session, we would have developed a Teams app, where we could type just like a normal chat and our developed search bot would respond with top search results from the content of documents.


Rishabh Verma

Senior Development Consultant at Microsoft, Author, .NET Foundation member

Rishabh Verma is a Microsoft certified professional and works at Microsoft as a senior development consultant, helping the customers to design, develop, and deploy enterprise-level applications. An electronic engineer by education, he has 13+ years of hardcore development experience on the .NET technology stack. He is passionate about creating tools, Visual Studio extensions, and utilities to increase developer productivity. His interests are .NET Compiler Platform (Roslyn), Visual Studio extensibility, code generation and .NET Core. He has authored books on .NET Core 2.0 (https://www.amazon.com/NET-Core-2-0-Example-cross-platform-ebook/dp/B076JG56CC), .NET Core 3.1 (https://www.amazon.com/Parallel-Programming-NET-Core-Multithreaded/dp/9389423325/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1599887620&sr=1-1) and Visual Studio Extensibility Development (https://www.amazon.com/Visual-Studio-Extensibility-Development-Productivity-dp-1484258525/dp/1484258525/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1599887677). His twitter id is @VermaRishabh and his linkedIn page is https://www.linkedin.com/in/rishabhverma/ He occasionally blogs at https://rishabhverma.net/.

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