Clustering data using k-means in ML.NET
Microsoft recently released a preview of a machine learning framework for .NET developers—ML.NET. I needed to perform a clustering analysis from existing data in one of my applications. This is a pretty common machine learning task, so I decided to document the basic approach in this article. We’ll use the well-worn iris data set from […]
ML.NET—an open source, cross-platform, machine learning framework for .NET
One of the products Microsoft introduced at their 2018 Build conference was an open source, cross-platform machine learning framework for .NET developers. ML.NET will …allow .NET developers to develop their own models and infuse custom ML into their applications without prior expertise in developing or tuning machine learning models. Democratisation of machine learning—-i.e. enabling people […]
Why Should You Pursue a Microsoft Certification?
If you’re considering taking a Microsoft Official Curriculum course (or your company is considering sending you to one) you should know that it’s a good choice for both of you. The most obvious benefit of taking a Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) course is that you’re getting information about Microsoft technologies from the source. Coupled with […]
A log4net Tutorial on .NET Application Logging
Logging frameworks are invaluable in application development. This log4net tutorial will look at it’s benefits as a logging framework, how to set it up and how to create entries. The Benefits of Software Logging Include Collecting data on the (mis)behavior of applications in production Looking for errors in logic when using a debugger is altering […]
Five C# 6.0 New Features to Look Forward To.
With Visual Studio 2015 due to ship this month, it seems like a good time to consider how C# 6.0 is going to make our professional lives just that little bit easier. C# 6 is more evolution then revolution. It’s about smoothing off some of the rough edges of the language. So there’s something for […]