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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By : Leif Larsen
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By: Leif Larsen

Overview of this book

Take your app development to the next level with Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services. Using Leif's knowledge of each of the powerful APIs, you'll learn how to create smarter apps with more human-like capabilities. ? Discover what each API has to offer and learn how to add it to your app ? Study each AI using theory and practical examples ? Learn current API best practices
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services
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Helping the user with auto suggestions

Auto suggestions are a great way to enhance the user experience. The typical use case is where, whenever a user enters some text into a text field, a list of suggested words is displayed.


If you have not already done so, sign up for the Bing Autosuggest API at

Adding Autosuggest to the user interface

As textboxes in WPF do not contain any auto-suggestion features, we need to add some on our own. We are going to use a third-party package, so install the WPFTextBoxAutoComplete package through the NuGet package manager, in our example project.

In the MainView.xaml file, add the following attribute to the starting Window tag:

    xmlns:behaviors="clr-namespace: WPFTextBoxAutoComplete; assembly=WPFTextBoxAutoComplete" 

We will also need to make sure that the TextBox binding for our search query updates whenever the user enters data. This can be done by making sure the Text attribute...