Authorize from Swagger UI

Authorize from Swagger UI

Authorization is a must for APIs, there is no question about that! On the other hand, development and testing becomes more difficult. So I’d like to introduce you to the feature “Authorize” in Swagger UI that I recently discovered. I have to say, I’m impressed! As a developer, I often use Swagger UI to test my APIs, but I’ve always struggle when it comes to authentication. In the past, I couldn’t test my API in Swagger UI because authentication was…

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Upload files into AWS S3 Bucket with Power Automate

Upload files into AWS S3 Bucket with Power Automate

Recently, a colleague reached out to me with a Power Automate Flow problem. I asked him, „What did you try?”. He answered to me: “I want to upload generated csv files to my AWS S3 Bucket.” I thought this shouldn’t be a problem. I know there is a standard connector in Power Platform for Amazon S3. But my colleague was right. There is a problem with this connector. Unfortunately, the Amazon S3 connector supports only listing and reading files from…

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Using Azure OpenAI Chat Completion in Business

Using Azure OpenAI Chat Completion in Business

In my opinion is ChatGPT from OpenAI a definitely disrupting technology of these times. In detail, having its own AI assistant, which can understand and generate human-like text, opens a whole new realm of possibilities to me. I use my Intelligent Assistant in various fields, such as research, writing, and personal productivity. When exploring new technologies, for example, AI helps me understand complex concepts. What’s special is that ChatGPT can generate these explanations in a language I can understand based…

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Automated Repository Setup for GitHub

Automated Repository Setup for GitHub

I can’t say this often enough, I love to automate manual repetitive tasks. An automated process save time and reduces mistakes. For that reason, I want to share a new example with you. Moreover, I use the Microsoft Power Platform together with AWS cloud in perfect harmony. So here is the story: some days ago, I stumbled upon a terraforming process for new AWS Accounts. The initial idea was, to prepare reusable and preconfigured building blocks. In other words, my…

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Development with AWS Cloud9

Development with AWS Cloud9

I write code wherever I am. This is too good to be true, isn’t it? So, all I need is a browser and a development environment. I could use an Azure Virtual Machine with remote desktop, but mostly there can be limitations on a local machine to do this. However, I discovered recently AWS Cloud9 in a workshop and was surprised in a positive way. The AWS offering says that AWS Cloud9 provides numerous benefits for developers. It allows you…

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PCF in Dataverse for Microsoft Teams

PCF in Dataverse for Microsoft Teams

After creating my Microsoft OpenAI powered Intelligent Assistant canvas app was still one open question for me, “Can I install and uses my Intelligent Assistant also in Dataverse for Teams?” You might also have the question, “Why would you consider bringing your Intelligent Assistant into DataVerse for Teams?” Well, integrating my Intelligent Assistant into DataVerse for Teams offers several advantages. One of them is that canvas apps empower users to create intuitive and tailored interfaces for data management, enhancing collaboration…

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Intelligent Assistant improved with PCF

Intelligent Assistant improved with PCF

In my last blog post I showed you, how fast you can setup and build your own Intelligent Assistant. I used OpenAI in Azure and implemented a very simple user interface in a canvas app. That was done in less than 30 minutes. Nevertheless, the first approach is rarely the optimal one. There is always room for improvement, as the following example shows. When I ask my Intelligent Assistant to give me a C# example, following happens: Yes, the answer…

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Building an Intelligent Assistant with OpenAI as Canvas App

Building an Intelligent Assistant with OpenAI as Canvas App

ChatGPT and OpenAI are a real step forward in applied AI. But there is still security issue that requires attention. As an AI enthusiast, I recognize the importance of addressing potential vulnerabilities and ensuring data privacy. For that reason, I create my own Intelligent Assistant and use the capabilities of ChatGPT and OpenAI in a secure way in a canvas app. In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the process of creating an Azure OpenAI resource. Moreover, I show…

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Adding GitHub Reviewers with Power Automate

Adding GitHub Reviewers with Power Automate

As a software developer or a team lead, you know the importance of code reviews in ensuring the quality and maintainability of your codebase. However, managing and assigning reviewers for your GitHub pull requests can be a time-consuming and tedious task, especially if you have a large team or multiple projects to manage. In addition, assigning reviewers by policy is not always sufficient, and manually assigning special reviewers does not scale. That’s why I want to introduce you to Power…

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Analyse your Dynamics Data in AWS

Analyse your Dynamics Data in AWS

In this post, I’ll show you how you can use AWS Cloud to analyze your Dynamics data. As you may know, Dynamics data captures important information about your customer interactions, sales, and other key business processes. Furthermore, analyzing this data can provide valuable insights into operational efficiency, customer behavior, and business performance. Before diving into how to bring Dynamics data into AWS, it’s important to understand why you might want to do so. After all, Microsoft already offers tools like…

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