CAP is a new natural language IFTTT alternative from Microsoft

If you are into task and workflow automation, then chances are IFTTT (If This Then That) is the basis of your setup, or at least incorporated somewhere in there. It is one of the pioneers in the field and has become truly powerful through a strong and actively contributing community. But, it is far from the only alternative out there an now it seems Microsoft has targeted the niche as well.

The effort in question is the rather descriptively named Conditional Action Programmer or CAP for short. It comes courtesy of the Microsoft Research team and is still very much in its infancy….