I had the honor of becoming a contributor for the outstanding NotesIn9 Video Podcast produced by David Leedy. In this show, I demonstrate how I built and Amazon Alexa Skill for the IBM Domino based IdeaJam app. If you have any questions, please let me know. I would be more than happy to answer them! ThankContinue reading “Amazon Alexa Meets IBM Domino”
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Here is a simple example of calling the IBM Weather Company REST API using Python. The program asks for a US ZIP code and then displays some of the data. A perfect program for an intro to programming class. Also, on GitHub.
Here is a simple Python program that can be used to: Test the API Get a list of Slack Users Get a list of Slack Channels Get information about a Slack Channel Post a message to Slack Channel Students in my Intro to Programming and Problems Solving class at Clark College learn how to buildContinue reading “Using the Slack API with Python – A Simple Example”
Here’s a short video demonstrating how I used the IBM Watson Tone Analyzer service on IBM Bluemix to create a Slack bot that analyzes text you enter. Let me know if you have any questions.
For those of you who know me, I’m a huge fan and user of Slack; both the company and the product. Here are some things that Slack has done and continues to do right: Social Media: They know how to use social media to connect with their users. They respond to every tweet and do theirContinue reading “Slack: What Great Execution Looks Like”
Earlier today I blogged about integrating the IdeaJam API with Slack and now I built another integration using the New York Times Top Stories API (JSON): By default the /nyt slash command returns the top stories from the home page however, users can get a list of the sections available by typing /nyt list:
Here is my class schedule for the fall 2015 quarter: Monday – API & Advanced Integration (CTEC 228) 6:30-8:50PM, room SHL 124 Tuesday/Thursday – Intro to Programming and Problem Solving (CTEC 121) 10:30AM-12:50PM, room SHL 125 Tuesday/Thursday – Business Web Practices (CTEC 165) 4:00-5:50pm, room SHL 125 (Tueday) / Foster Auditorium (Thursday) Check the Clark College website toContinue reading “My Fall 2015 Schedule at Clark College”