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AspNet Boilerplate

Application Frameworks

In a typical application, much of the required functionality is not directly related to the core business use case but is instead functionality common to most applications. This can include …

Cookies

Cookie Audits

A cookie is a small text file saved to the user’s device when accessing a website. It can store information that identifies the user’s preferences or past actions. To comply …

Custom Google Map

Custom Google Maps

Did you know you can create a custom google map complete with your own markers, images and areas? The result is a dynamic map you can send via email or …

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

The cloud is a term for accessing resources on the internet. To deploy a typical application requires web servers, database servers, file storage and email servers together with specialist staff …

JSON

What’s an API?

API stands for Application Programming Interface. Many third-party companies provide access to their specialist services via a published API. You can offer that service to your clients within the applications …

Blueprint

Alexa Blueprints

A range of blueprints is available which allows you to build simple skills quickly and easily without the need to deploy any files. Once created your skills can be shared …

Alexa Communications Setup

To use the Alexa drop-in, message and calls features it is necessary to pre-configure a few options using the Alexa app. Open the Amazon Alexa app on your smartphone. If …

Alexa Communications

Alexa capabilities include the ability to communicate with other users’ via calls, messages and, device drop-ins. To use any of these features requires a mobile phone number and pre-configuration before …

Routines List

Alexa Routines

Routines allow you to add your own Alexa commands which you can run by voice command, day/time schedule or another event trigger. Typical use is to automate smart home devices, …

Echo Dot

Alexa Echo Status Indicators

What do the indicator lights on an Echo device mean? Colour Type Meaning Blue Pulsating processing request Blue Spinning starting up Red Solid device microphone muted or device errors Purple …