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Creating New Power BI Custom Visuals

Step 0 The first step of the process is to install the Power BI Custom Visual Tool globally on your...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 05/22/2018

Import a Power BI Custom Visual

All you need to import a Custom Visual from the Power BI App Store is a Microsoft account and one...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 05/22/2018

A Whirlwind Tour of RNNs with Docker (shortcut!)

Note: This video has subtitles - Click the "CC" button to activate. RNN on Windows 10: Docker I...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 01/04/2018

A Whirlwind Tour of Recurrent Neural Networks (no shortcuts)

Welcome to a Whirlwind Tour of RNNs! PLEASE see this previous blog post for important information...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 01/04/2018

Whirlwind Tour of Recurrent Neural Networks (PREREQUISITES)

Neural Networks. Deep Learning. TensorFlow. What are these buzzwords? What is the latest Artificial...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 01/04/2018

Demystifying Construct 3

Construct 3 allows you to easily make games for HTML websites, and export to all kinds of platforms....

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 11/13/2017

Indie Dev Podcast - Sarah Sexton

Increasing diversity in games and the STEM fields is my passion. I was honored to join Dave...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 11/08/2017

Demystifying Ren'Py

Visual Novels A visual novel is an interactive game style introduced in Japan in the early...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 10/19/2017

Demystifying GameMaker Studio

GameMaker Studio is a free, code-optional game engine. It creates 2-Dimensional games and is a...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 10/18/2017

Microsoft Bot Framework Part 4: Natural Language AI, LUIS

Welcome to the fourth post on using Microsoft Bot Framework! Microsoft Bot Framework Part 1: Getting...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 09/14/2017

Microsoft Bot Framework Part 3: Conversation

Welcome to Part 3! Join me to learn more about how to build conversational dialog options into your...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 06/27/2016

Microsoft Bot Framework Part 2: Hello World

Welcome back to the continuation of Microsoft Bot Framework Part 1, for more information on how to...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 06/01/2016

Microsoft Bot Framework Part 1: Getting Started

One of the many big announcements made at Microsoft’s //BUILD conference in March was Microsoft’s...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 06/01/2016

HoloLens Development Resources

Here is a list of all the best resources to get started with HoloLens development! How to install...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 05/24/2016

Technology and Friends: Sarah Sexton on Female Game Developers

I was honored to join David Giard for an interview about women who build video games and the website...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 03/04/2016

How to Add Bootstrap

Hello again! In this blog post, I am going to show you how to add Bootstrap to an HTML page, picking...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 12/31/2015

Building Your First Node.js App and Publishing to Azure

Hello everybody! In this blog post, I am going to be talking about publishing open source code on...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 08/31/2015

Export a Game from Unity to Windows 8.1

Publishing to the Windows Store You've been working hard on creating a polished, fully-functional...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 07/09/2015

First Game Advice

List of tools for building a first video game: Unity 5 & Visual Studio Community edition for 3D...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 05/01/2015

Introduction to Unity3D and Building your First Game Part 1

  1. Downloading Unity Online: Open your web browser and navigate to www.unity3D.com. Click “Get...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 04/29/2015

What Skills Does a Game Designer/Technical Evangelist Need?

In short, all of them. Almost anything that you can be good at can become a useful skill for a game...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 04/11/2015

PAX South 2015 Feedback

(Photo credit: Justin Pierce) PAX SOUTH, January 22-25, 2015| San Antonio, TX...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 03/24/2015

DeVry Construct 2 Game Workshop

On November 25, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Microsoft partnered with DeVry University to hold...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 03/24/2015

Northwestern University International Women's Hackathon

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., I co-ran an event that reached 12...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 03/24/2015

Running list of Chicago Video Game Groups

1. Voxelles: Chicago's Women in Game Development - Voxelles.com - How to get in contact: Ask Sarah...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 01/17/2015

Unity Learning Journey #4 - Building Infinite Runner games, Tips and Tricks

As always, building your environment with level arrangement involves properly arranging your SORTING...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 12/10/2014

10 Milestones to Building a First Video Game

Work flow is important to keep in mind when designing a new game. Trello is a free web-based project...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 11/15/2014

Unity Learning Journey #3 - Video Games!

The exciting life of a Technical Evangelist requires you to be willing and able to jump on an...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 09/30/2014

Bit Bash: Indie Game Festival

So I'm the new girl gamer in the Chicago metro area. You might already know that I started at...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 09/08/2014

How's everything in Chicago? How's working at Microsoft?

Thanks to everyone out there who’s been checking in on me! I got a lot of lovely birthday...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 09/08/2014

App Building Learning Journey #2: Published Apps!

I present to you: My first venture into publishing a Universal App (for Windows 8.1 computers &...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 08/28/2014

App Building Learning Journey #1: Misadventures

As of August 5, 2014, I have built three mobile apps for Windows so far. All of them have turned...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 08/05/2014

What MGX Felt Like, in Pictures

Last week I went to Microsoft Global Exchange! [Microsoft Confidential information left out, of...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 07/29/2014

First Week of Work Highlights

Describe your typical workday (what tasks you have to do for your job). Nothing is "typical" yet,...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 07/12/2014

"Drinking from the fire hose"

Joining on with Microsoft is not for the weak-spirited! I had 13 emails in my new @Microsoft.com...

Author: Sarah Jeanne Sexton Date: 07/10/2014