ShobanKumar is an ex-Microsoft MVP in SharePoint who currently works as a SharePoint Consultant. You can read more about his projects at You can also follow him on twitter @shobankr

Shoban Kumar has written 17 articles, which have been read 1538480 times.
Abstract: The Microsoft Bot Framework and Cognitive Services allow us to develop intelligent Facebook and Skype bots. We will create a simple bot in this article.
Abstract: Microsoft Bot Framework and Cognitive Services are Intelligent API offerings which that allow systems to see, hear, speak, understand and interpret our needs with natural communication
Abstract: A Windows 10 IoT app running on Raspberry Pi2 to show the next Bus schedule.
Abstract: Using Windows 10 IoT app and Raspberry Pi 2 to display weather information for Bus routes.
Abstract: Create a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Music Player app and deploy it to both a Windows Phone and Raspberry Pi2 without any code changes.
Abstract: Build a Sound Cloud Music Player app in Windows 10. Also use some of the unique new platform features in Windows 10 to develop a single app which runs on multiple devices
Abstract: This article explores how the Universal Windows 10 Platform Apps (UWP) aims at changing the way we create apps. Instead of creating separate apps for different platforms, UWP apps run across all major platforms with minor code changes.
Abstract: In this article we will learn how you can build a Weather application for Windows Phone 7. If this is the first time you are developing for Windows Phone 7, then I strongly suggest you to read this tutorial by ScottGu. The tutorial also talks about the tools required for developing Windows Phone 7 applications.
Abstract: In this article we will see how you can develop a Weather gadget for Windows 7 which uses Yahoo Weather API for fetching Weather data. The application will also have some of the latest exciting features of Windows 7 like Thumbnail Toolbar and Progress bar.
Abstract: In this article we will see how we can use .Net and communicate with the most popular blogging tool Wordpress and post a new blog post. Before starting the development of our application, it is very important to learn about XML-RPC because we will be using XML-RPC to communicate with a Wordpress blog.
Abstract: In this article we will see how we can create a simple Desktop Translator which uses the Bing Translator API.
Abstract: In this article, we will see how you can develop a simple Gtalk client using .NET using which you can notify your users that you are away from your desk.
Abstract: In this article, we will see 10 useful Outlook Plug-ins and Tricks that can be used with Outlook 2007.
Abstract: In my previous article, Screenshot in 2 Clicks using .NET, we learnt how we can capture the screenshot with just 2 clicks. But what if we want to capture a part of the screen? In this article we will see how we can capture a part of screen with just few more addition to the existing code.
Abstract: As a developer, I take lot of screenshots and its time consuming to press the screenshot button, paste it in MSPaint or any other Image editing software and then save it. The pain is even more when we need to use two Buttons (Fn + PrintScreen) in most Laptops ;-). So I thought I will develop my own screenshot capturing tool which will allow me to take screenshots as well as save it in just two clicks. In this article I am going to show you how easy it is to develop your own tool using .NET.
Abstract: Google does not have an official Gmail API. Having one would have made it very easy to create a notification application. In this article, I will show you how to exploit the Feed facility of Gmail to build our own Gmail Notifier.
Abstract: In this article I will show you how to build a simple Twitter client in Silverlight. We will also learn the shortcomings of WebClient Class in Silverlight.