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Overview

Now we are in the digital age where every second produces data a.k.a. information from your phone, the video you watch, the food you order, the car you drive, the sensor you touch, and of course the article which you read right now everything counts in the digital age. Every small thing counts on :)

So what we do with these pieces of information? To create a better future we use this information.

Okay so, what does the title InfluxDB meant and what is the benefit that i will get by reading this article?

If that’s the question that comes to your mind means then cool down my friend…


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Overview

In this post, we will see how to connect a 3G Dongle in Raspberry Pi4 which has Ubuntu 20.4 LTS OS installed

Objectives

  1. What is Raspberry Pi
  2. What is Sakis3G
  3. What is SSH
  4. Connect Raspberry Pi in headless mode
  5. Install usb-modeswitch and PPP
  6. Copy Sakis3G and make it single executable
  7. Connect the 3G Dongle using Sakis3G

Prerequisites

  1. Raspberry Pi4 — (Ubuntu 20.4 LTS OS installed)
  2. 3G Dongle (The Dongle which i am having is Huawei 3533 Modem)
  3. Network connection

1. What is Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer which enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Python. …


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Overview

In this post, we will learn how to check the Twilio Balance using Apps Script and send an email to the user when the threshold level meets.

But Twilio already sends an email when the balance reaches $5 then why do we need this script?

If that was the question that runs through your mind means think of this scenario what would you do if your client asks you to send an email when Twilio balance reaches $10 instead of $5. You cannot check every day then what you can do?

Automate it by writing a script using Apps Script

Objectives

  • What is Apps…


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Few years ago i had some weird questions to myself like

  • What would happen if the transportation gets stopped for a day/month
  • What would happen if all of us stays at home without going out
  • I need to attend all the events which take place all over the world but with a condition, I shouldn’t travel

And yes all of my questions were answered by COVID and it’s cascading effects throughout 2020 and still waiting for more answers :)

Let’s begin with the third point which i have mentioned earlier about the events.

When the cascading effects of COVID start to roll out the first news which i have heard from the community was Google I/O’20 was canceled. …


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Overview

Imagine you have 5000 audio files in your Amazon S3 bucket and you want to move it to a new AWS Account. But there is one caveat that you cannot zip the audio folder and download it to your local machine and upload it to the new AWS Account.

So what you would do? Don’t worry you are in the right place for the solution

In this post, you will learn how to migrate the data/objects of S3 Bucket from one AWS account to another AWS account

Objectives

  1. What is Amazon S3
  2. Getting the Destination AWS Account Number
  3. Attaching the policy in Source S3…


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Overview

Google Assistant team has introduced a suite of new and improved developer options to create conversational actions. We will look about scenes in the new Actions Builder

Objectives

  1. What is Google Assistant
  2. What’s new in developer tools
  3. What are Scenes
  4. Features of Scenes
  5. Custom Scenes
  6. Execution Lifecycle
  7. System Scenes

1. What is Google Assistant

Google Assistant is a personal voice assistant that offers a host of actions and integrations. From sending texts and setting reminders, to ordering coffee and playing music, the 1 million+ actions available suit a wide range of voice command needs.

2. What’s new in developer tools

The assistant team has introduced the two new developer tools

  • Actions Builder
  • Actions…

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Overview

Google Assistant team has introduced a suite of new and improved developer tools to create conversational actions. Today we will see how to install the new gactions CLI in Ubuntu

Objectives

  1. What is Google Assistant
  2. What’s new in developer tools
  3. Features of Actions SDK
  4. Installing gactions CLI for Ubuntu
  5. CLI commands for Actions SDK

1. What is Google Assistant

Google Assistant is a personal voice assistant that offers a host of actions and integrations. From sending texts and setting reminders, to ordering coffee and playing music, the 1 million+ actions available suit a wide range of voice command needs.

2. What’s new in developer tools

The assistant team has introduced the two new developer…


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Google Assistant has taken a major step to revamp the Developer tools by introducing Actions Builder and Actions SDK

What is Actions Builder

Actions Builder is a web-based IDE that lets you develop, test, and deploy directly in the Actions console. The graphical interface lets you visualize the conversational flow, manage Natural Language Understanding (NLU) training data, and debug with advanced tools.

What you can expect from the new Actions Builder

The new Actions on Builder has no Dialogflow. Everything has been inbuilt inside the actions console itself.

Features like

  1. Scenes
  2. Slots
  3. Types (similar to entities)
  4. Create conversation inline no need to use Dialogflow anymore
  5. Action SDK with AWS Lambda API Gateway HTTP proxy…


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Overview

In the previous post, we have seen how to create an Interactive Canvas action using Angular and created an Audio Splash screen for our action. In this post, we will see how to create categories, questions with audio, Display scores, etc.,

What we are going to build on

We will create a simple musical quiz action in which a song will be played for 20 secs and the user should answer the questions asked. The more they answer the more they can listen to music.

The action which we are going to create would look like the below video. You can play with this action from Google Assistant.


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Overview

The direct integration of Twilio in Dialogflow has been deprecated from July 6, 2020, and many live bots will be in the stage of ending. To avoid that we can use the OpenSource integration of Twilio using Google Cloud Run.

We will see how to deploy the Opensource Integration of Twilio using Google Cloud Run for a simple FAQ Chatbot which provides the frequently asked questions about Google Cloud.

Objectives

  1. Create a simple FAQ chatbot using Dialogflow and Google CloudFunctions
  2. Twilio Setup
  3. Enable CloudRun and API’s for the project
  4. Setup Google Cloud Command line tool
  5. Clone the Dialogflow integration and update…

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