Detecting faces with the Face API

With the newly created project, we will now try our first API, the Face API. We will not be doing a whole lot, but we will still see how simple it is to detect faces in images.

The steps we need to go through in order to do this are as follows:

  1. Register for a Face API preview subscription at Microsoft Azure
  2. Add the necessary NuGet packages to our project
  3. Add a UI to the application
  4. Detect faces on command

Head over to https://portal.azure.com to start the process of registering for a free subscription to the Face API. You will be taken to a login page. Log on with your Microsoft account; if you do not have one, then register for one.

Once logged in, you will need to add a new resource by clicking on + New on the right-hand ...

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