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Building a simple Azure Function using Visual Studio Code and Bot framework Direct Line for a custom Alexa skill

Here at MTC we are seeing growing interest in leveraging intelligent chatbots build on top of Microsoft Bot framework and using it’s out of box channels like Skype, Teams, Facebook Messenger, etc. to make these bots available to a larger customer base! While we do have built-in¬†support for Cortana a common ask is to connect… Read more

Securing Azure Functions calls to Dynamics 365 using Azure AD!

As we were developing our custom engagement bot for MTC, in order to be compliant with security policies we needed to make sure all the calls to our Dynamics 365 from our Azure Functions are secured by Azure AD for our team using the bot within organization on their phone or other devices. Since we… Read more

Azure Functions and Logic Apps better together!

Here at MTC we are all about showcasing Microsoft technologies by implementing them first for our internal use and later on share the lessons learned and the artifacts with our customers as part of our design sessions and also through our GitHub team. Back in last June as part of our Hack week I came… Read more