Looking back at Alteryx Inspire Europe 2018

Last week I stepped out of my comfort zone and attended Alteryx Inspire Europe 2018. For an Oracle addict like me, it was a nice way to experience what else is going on the Data & Analytics world.

ODC Appreciation Day: ‘Blank Canvas’ Syndrome

It's ODC Appreciation Day again. In the 2018 edition, I would like to thank Oracle for integrating Machine Learning into their Data Visualization product that explains attributes in context of the other attributes and metrics in the dataset.

OOW 2018 Chocolate Tasting

Calling all Oracle ACEs, Developer Champions and Oracle Product Managers from around the World.

Are you going to Oracle Open World or Oracle Code One?

If you are, bring some of your favourite chocolates from where you live and share them with other Oracle ACEs, Developer Champions and Oracle PMs.

Location : The Hub (Moscone West).

Date : Wednesday 24th October

Time : 3pm-4pm

All you have to do is to bring some of the (more...)

OOW18 and Code One agendas with Date and Times

I've just received an email in from the organisers of Oracle Open World (18) and Oracle Code One (formally Java One) with details of when I will be presenting.

It's going to be a busy presenting schedule this year with 4 sessions.

It's going to be a busy presenting schedule this year with 3 sessions on the Monday.

Check out my sessions, dates and times.

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In addition to these sessions I'll also be helping out (more...)

How to upload image or logo to Mockups

In this quick tutorial we will see the various ways you can work with images. Different kinds of Image widgets Type “image” in the search box   The search will bring the following image related widgets The two widgets that … Continue reading ?

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Bringing Neural Networks to Production using GraphPipe

Machine learning is a fascinating topic. It has so much potential yet very few people talk about using machine learning in production. I've been highlighting the need for this for over 20 years now and only a very small number of machine learning languages and solutions are suitable for production use. Why? maybe it is due to the commercial aspects and as many of the languages and tools are driven by the open source community, (more...)

Purpose of Mockups and different elements

The Elements and Purpose of Mockups So you’re done with the tedious process of defining and creating the structure of your website in that design part called wireframing. The stockholders are quite impressed. Now, you’re on to the next step … Continue reading ?

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Learn Why and When Website prototyping is important

A Simple Explanation to Website Prototyping A website prototype is an initial design of a website. Developers, testers, and users can interact with it. Developers often create these prototypes to gather feedback from stakeholders or clients. They create one during … Continue reading ?

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Spark docker images

Spark is a very popular environment for processing data and doing machine learning in a distributed environment.

When working in a development environment you might work on a single node. This can be your local PC or laptop, as not everyone will have access to a multi node distributed environment.

But what if you could spin up some docker images there by creating additional nodes for you to test out the scalability of your Spark (more...)

Learn little bit more about the Entire Wireframing UX process

Everything You Need To Know About Wireframing A wireframe is the skeletal representation used for creating a website’s functionality and structure. In creating your wireframe, you can use paper and pen/pencil. Using a computer and wireframe web design tools can … Continue reading ?

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A selection of Hadoop Docker Images

When it comes to big data platforms one of the biggest challenges is getting a test environment setup where you can try out the various components. There are a few approaches to doing this this. The first is to setup your own virtual machine or some other container with the software. But this can be challenging to get just a handful of big data applications/software to work on one machine.

But there is an alternative (more...)

Top things to know about Creating Mockups

Everything You Need To Know About Mockups Compared to a wireframe, a mockup is a more realistic representation of your web project. The wireframe, which is done before a mockup, is just a black-and-white sketch representation. But with a mockup, … Continue reading ?

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Lessor known Apache Machine Learning languages

Machine learning is a very popular topic in recent times, and we keep hearing about languages such as R, Python and Spark. In addition to these we have commercially available machine learning languages and tools from SAS, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Google, Amazon, etc., etc. Everyone want a slice of the machine learning market!

The Apache Foundation supports the development of new open source projects in a number of areas. One such area is machine (more...)

List of Top 10 Software for Prototyping in 2018

Top 10 Prototyping Software   When you are deciding on the best prototyping tool to use, you can consider the following factors:   Fidelity – Find out how powerful the tool is for visual and interaction design. Collaboration – Make … Continue reading ?

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List of Top Online Wireframe SAAS Tools – 2018

Top 10 Wireframe Software for Cloud Web designers and developers use cloud-based wireframe tools to collaborate with their team and also send clients the online version of the product design. Some of these tools enable you to establish a usability … Continue reading ?

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Oracle Developer Champion

Yesterday evening I received an email titled 'Invitation to Developer Champion Program'.

What a surprise!
Oracle dev champion
The Oracle Developer Champion program was setup just a year ago and is aimed at people who are active in generating content and sharing their knowledge on new technologies including cloud, micro services, containers, Java, open source technologies, machine learning and various types of databases.
For me, I fit into the machine learning, cloud, open source technologies, a bit on (more...)

List of Top Wireframe Software for Desktop 2018

Top 10 Wireframe Software for Desktop Wireframes are skeletal models used for planning the design, functionality, and structure of an application or website. It is like the blueprint of a project. Wireframes can be a simple drawing on a napkin … Continue reading ?

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My book on Oracle R Enterprise translated into Chinese

A couple of days ago the post man knocked on my door with a package. I hadn't ordered anything, so it was a puzzling what it might be.

When I opened the package I found 3 copies of a book in Chinese.

It was one of my books !

One of my books was translated into Chinese !

What a surprise, as I wasn't aware this was happening.

At this time I'm not sure where you can (more...)

What Are Wireframes, Mockups, and Prototypes?

These three terms are often jumbled together when you have a conversation with a team of developers or clients requesting for a programming project. They are casually interchanged by mistake, and it cannot be helped. They all seem similar. To … Continue reading ?

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Are Wireframes and Prototypes Different?

Both wireframing and prototyping are two essential processes in web and app development. Their main purpose is to establish the basic functions of the project and to present the working design concept. It is mostly shown to clients, but they … Continue reading ?

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