Hi Developers!

Here're the technology bonuses for the InterSystems Analytics contest that will give you extra points in the voting.

Adaptive Analytics (AtScale) Cubes usage - 4 points
InterSystems Adaptive Analytics provides the option to create and use AtScale cubes for analytics solutions.

You can use the AtScale server we set up for the contest (URL and credentials can be collected in the Discord Channel) to use cubes or create a new one and connect to your IRIS server via JDBC.

The visualization layer for your Analytics solution with AtScale can be crafted with Tableau, PowerBI, Excel, or Logi.

Documentation, AtScale documentation

Training

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Evgeny Shvarov · Aug 13, 2021 4m read
Building Analytics Solution with IRIS

Hi developers!

How to build an analytics solution with InterSystems IRIS?

To begin with, let's agree on the points of what is the analytics solution - and this could be a very wide topic. Let's limit the set of solutions to those you can present in the Analytics contest.

There are three kinds of analytics solutions that we will review here: monitoringinteractive analytics, and reporting

Monitoring

The typical monitoring solution consists of an online dashboard with KPIs that are being actively updated.

The key use case is of monitoring is to visually observe the KPI of fresh data every moment to react in case of an emergency.

Interactive Analytics

This solution supposes a set of interactive dashboards with filters and drill-downs.

The key use case is to explore the data with filters and drill-downs making business decisions upon graph and table data visualization.

Reporting

Reporting solution provides a set of static (usually) reports in a form of HTML or pdf documents that deliver the data in graph and text form in a predesigned form and could be sent via email.

The typical use case of a reporting system is to obtain reports on a given period that will illustrate the status of the product, process, service, sales, etc that is crucial for the business.

How InterSystems products could be used to build such solutions? Let's discuss this below!

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Hi Community,

We are pleased to invite all the developers to the upcoming InterSystems Analytics Contest Kick-off Webinar! The topic of this webinar is dedicated to the Analytics contest.

On this webinar, we’ll demo AtScale, InterSystems Reports (Logi), IRIS BI, IRIS NLP and answer the questions on how to develop, build, and deploy Analytics applications using InterSystems IRIS.

Date & Time: Monday, August 23 — 10:00 AM EDT

Speakers:  
🗣 @Carmen Logue, InterSystems Product Manager - Analytics and AI
🗣 @Evgeny Shvarov, InterSystems Developer Ecosystem Manager


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Hi Community,

We're pleased to invite you to the online meetup with the winners of the InterSystems AI contest!

Date & Time: Friday, July 30, 2021 – 11:00 AM EDT

What awaits you at this Virtual Meetup? 

  • Our winners' bios.
  • Short demos on their applications.
  • An open discussion about technologies being used. Q&A. Plans for the next contests.

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Hey Developers, 

Are you ready for the new challenge? We're pleased to announce the first InterSystems technical article writing competition:

🏆 InterSystems Tech Article Contest 🏆

Write an article on any topic related to InterSystems technology from July 15 to August 15 August 22 – extended!

Prizes for everyone: Everyone who publishes an article on DC during this period will receive a special prize pack!

Main Prize: Apple iPad

Join our new contest and your content will be seen by over 55K monthly readers! Details below. 

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Hi Developers!

Here're the technology bonuses for the InterSystems IRIS AI contest that will give you extra points in the voting.

IntegratedML usage - 4 points

Use InterSystems IntegratedML in you AI/ML solution. Here is the template that uses it.

Be sure that the IRIS version is not less than 2021. The latest ML images with ZPM are:

intersystemsdc/iris-ml-community:2021.1.0.215.0-zpm
intersystemsdc/irishealth-ml-community:2021.1.0.215.0-zpm

R Gateway and Python gateway usage - 4 points

InterSystems IRIS 2021 release contains two new features - R gateway and Python gateway. Here is the template on how to use the R gateway. Here is a short demo of how to use it.

Embedded Python usage - 4 points

Embedded Python is a very new feature of InterSystems IRIS that gives you the option to use python as a "first-class citizen" in backend business logic development with InterSystems classes. Short demo of Embedded Python.

Embedded python could be used in "on-demand" images that could be delivered via InterSystems Early Access Program (EAP) if you refer to python-interest@intersystems.com.

Here is the template package on how to use Embedded Python deployable with ZPM. Don't forget to change the image to the one you get from the Early Access program.

PMML usage - 4 points

PMML  - Predictive Modelling Markup Language - can be used to build AI/ML solutions with InterSystems IRIS. Check with documentation.

There is an example in Open Exchange on how to use PMML.

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Hey Developers,

We have some good news for you:

💥 InterSystems AI contest participants can use Embedded Python in their solutions! So if you are not yet a member of the Embedded Python Early Access Program (EAP), now is the time! 

Refer to python-interest@intersystems.com and you'll get FREE access to the InterSystems IRIS Embedded Python features.

In addition, we invite all EAP participants to the special Embedded Python kick-off webinar tomorrow, July 6 at 10:00 AM EDT – an easy start on how to use Embedded Python! Demonstration of the new features of the data platform, examples applications, and of course rewards. 

After you become an EAP member, you will receive a special link to join the kick-off webinar:

➡️ RSVP: python-interest@intersystems.com

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Hi Community,

We're pleased to invite all the developers to the upcoming InterSystems AI Contest Kick-Off Webinar! The topic of this webinar is dedicated to the InterSystems AI programming contest.

During the webinar, we will demo how to load data into IRIS, how to deal with it using ODBC/JDBC and REST, and how to use special AI/ML features of IRIS: IntegratedML, DataRobot, R Gateway, Embedded Python, PMML.

Date & Time: Monday, June 28 — 11:00 AM EDT

Speakers:  
🗣 @Aleksandar Kovacevic, InterSystems Sales Engineer
🗣 @Théophile.Thierry, InterSystems Intern
🗣 @Bob Kuszewski, Product Manager - Developer Experience, InterSystems  
🗣 @Evgeny Shvarov, InterSystems Developer Ecosystem Manager

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Hi Community,

We're pleased to invite you to the online meetup with the winners of the InterSystems FHIR Accelerator contest!

Date & Time: Friday, June 11, 2021 – 11:00 EDT

What awaits you at this Virtual Meetup? 

  • Our winners' bios.
  • Short demos on their applications.
  • An open discussion about technologies being used. Q&A. Plans for the next contests.

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Hey Developers,

We decided to extend the registration period for the InterSystems FHIR Accelerator Programming Contest and voting will start only on Thursday, June 3! The voting period will last until Sunday, June 6.

So, don't forget to support the best solutions built using the InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator Service (FHIRaaS) on AWS.

➡️ Vote here from June 3rd to June 6th!

How to vote and what's new?

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Article
Evgeny Shvarov · May 28, 2021 1m read
Fetch Upstream in GitHub

Hi colleagues!

Often when we collaborate to someone's repo in GitHub we do the following cycle:

Fork-Clone-Change-Commit-Push-Pull-Request-Merge to the original repo.

This is all great and works fine!

And if we want to make a second collaboration right after the merge you need to perform "Fetch upstream" to your forked repo first to "ingest" your own Pull-request in the original repo.

Geeky git-professionals do it with ease but this was always a headache for me so I usually simply deleted the fork and created a new one.

And today I figured that Github added a new UI feature that I can easily fetch-upstream for my fork with the original one and make it up to date and capable for pull-requests.

Here is where the button is:

This is a relief! )

Wanted to share this relief and productivity tip with you!

Bring more collaborations to Github repos!

And speaking of PR - I just made a PR with docker to Google Cloud Run deployment for the FHIRaaS demo made by @Anton Umnikov for the current FHIR Contest! Looking for more of your contributions!

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Hey developers,

The registration period for the FHIR Accelerator programming contest is in full swing! We invite all FHIR developers to build new or test existing applications using the InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator Service (FHIRaaS) on AWS

And now you have a great opportunity to get FREE access to the FHIRaaS on AWS! So, to take the first step in mastering the FHIRaaS, you need to register on our FHIR Portal using this link:

👉🏼 https://portal.trial.isccloud.io/account/signup

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Hi Community,

We're pleased to invite all the developers to the upcoming InterSystems FHIR Accelerator Contest Kick-Off Webinar! The topic of this webinar is dedicated to the FHIR Accelerator programming contest.

On this webinar, we will talk and demo how to use InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator as a service.

Date & Time: Monday, May 10 — 01:00 PM EDT

Speakers:  
🗣 @Evgeny Shvarov, InterSystems Developer Ecosystem Manager
🗣 @Regilo Regilio Guedes de Souza, InterSystems Service Executive
🗣 @Anton Umnikov, InterSystems Senior Cloud Solution Architect
🗣 @Patrick Jamieson, InterSystems Product Manager - Health Informatics Platform

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Hey Community,

Please join the next InterSystems online programming competition:

🏆 InterSystems FHIR Accelerator Programming Contest 🏆

Submit an application that uses InterSystems FHIR-as-a-service on AWS or helps to develop solutions using InterSystems IRIS FHIR Accelerator.

    Duration: May 10 - June 06, 2021

    Total prize: $8,750 

    👉  Landing page 👈


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    Hi Community,

    We're pleased to invite you to the online meetup with the winners of the InterSystems Developer Tools contest!

    Date & Time: Friday, April 30, 2021 – 11:00 EDT

    What awaits you at this Virtual Meetup? 

    • Our winners' bios.
    • Short demos on their applications.
    • An open discussion about technologies being used, bonuses, questions. Plans for the next contests.

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