Getting Started with Azure OpenAI and GPT Models

Introduction In this post, we’ll explore how you can get started using Azure OpenAI. We’ll take a look at setting up a resource using the Azure Portal, learn how to deploy a model, and experiment with the model in Azure OpenAI Studio. If you’d like to see a quick overview of everything covered in this post, check out the following “getting started” video. Getting Started with Azure OpenAI in 6-ish Minutes Let’s dive right in! Step 1: Create an Azure OpenAI Resource Head over to the Azure Portal and locate the search bar at the top of the page. Search […]

TypeChat: Define Schemas for Your OpenAI Prompts 

Have you ever spent hours carefully crafting the perfect OpenAI prompt, trying to coax your AI model into generating just the right response? As an AI developer, I know that struggle all too well especially when it comes to returning structured JSON. What if there was an easier way to retrieve JSON responses from OpenAI and Azure OpenAI models? Meet TypeChat – an open source project from Microsoft that aims to make working with AI more efficient across different types of AI models by using TypeScript types (called “schemas”). Created by Anders Hejlsberg and team, TypeChat allows you to define […]

Integrate OpenAI, Communication, and Organizational Data Features into Your Apps

Artificial intelligence, communication, and organizational data are three pillars that can help take your custom Line of Business (LOB) applications to the next level. Each pillar brings unique capabilities to the table and enhances the functionality, usability, and productivity of applications and users. In this post you’ll learn more about these three pillars and how they can be integrated into apps using Microsoft Cloud services such as Azure OpenAI, Azure Communication Services (ACS), and Microsoft Graph. After you learn about the pillars, you can get hands-on experience provisioning cloud services and working with code in a hands-on tutorial available at  […]