Oct 28, 2022
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Welcome to season 5 of the award-winning .NET Core Podcast!
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Hello everyone and welcome to The .NET Core Podcast is a podcast
where we reach into the core of the .NET technology stack and, with
the help of the .NET community, present you with the information
that you need in order to grok the many moving parts of one of the
biggest cross-platform, multi-application frameworks on the
I am your host, Jamie "GaProgMan" Taylor. In this episode, I
talked with Nick Proud about the work he has been doing with
Robotic Process Automation and document processing with Azure
Congitive services. Although there are tonnes of services,
libraries, and solutions for reading through and programmatically
reasoning about a corpus of documents, the Azure Cognitive Services
Form Recogniser seemed to fit both the problem and the solution
that Nick was working on.
Along the way, we talked about how RPA is a reduction in toil
or busywork for people which allows them to focus on the task at
hand, we talked about our own personal definitions of the term
"full stack developer", and we talked about how important it is to
look at a number of possible supporting libraries and services when
approaching a new problem - rather than attempting to shoehorn a
library or service into your solution just because you are familiar
with it. Sometimes we developers have to step outside of our
comfort zones and attack a problem in a unique way, and that's one
of the key takeaways from this episode.
The full show notes, including links to some of the things we
discussed and a full transcription of this episode, can be found at
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