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Integrate OpenAI Models like DALL-E, GPT-3, and ChatGPT into Microsoft Power Automate for Intelligence Workflows

Author: ForTechSupportTime: 2024-01-29 22:25:00

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Introduction to OpenAI and Key Models like DALL-E, GPT-3, and ChatGPT

OpenAI is a leading artificial intelligence research company that has developed several groundbreaking AI models. Some of their most well-known models include DALL-E for generating images from text descriptions, GPT-3 for advanced language tasks, and ChatGPT for conversational AI.

Integrating these models into workflows can bring many benefits such as automating complex tasks, adding creative abilities, and enabling more natural interactions. For example, DALL-E could automatically generate product images, GPT-3 could write detailed summaries of reports, and ChatGPT could act as a virtual assistant answering customer service inquiries.

Overview of DALL-E, GPT-3, and ChatGPT

DALL-E is a text-to-image generator that can create realistic images and art from textual descriptions. It is able to understand concepts and attributes to render detailed imagery. GPT-3 is an advanced language model capable of understanding and generating human-like text. It can summarize content, answer questions, translate languages, write code, and more. ChatGPT is a conversational AI system built on GPT-3.5 that can engage in detailed discussions and generate helpful responses to natural language inputs.

Benefits of Integrating These Models

Automating creative tasks like generating product images, icons, diagrams, and more Summarizing or extracting key details from large documents and reports Answering customer service FAQs or providing recommendations Personalizing content for different users and use cases Translating large volumes of text between languages Analyzing qualitative data like survey responses to uncover insights

Steps to Create Custom Connectors for OpenAI Models

OpenAI provides APIs for integrating their models into other applications. To call these APIs from Power Automate, we need to create custom connectors.

First, sign up for an OpenAI account to get an API key. Then in the Power Automate portal, create a new custom connector. Give it a name, icon image, and description identifying the specific model.

Configure the host as api.openai.com and set up API key authorization. Import the OpenAPI definition using sample code from the OpenAI documentation for that model's endpoint.

Customize the operation details like titles, descriptions, and default values for the parameters. Set appropriate inputs as required. Finally, test making an API call with your key.

Configure Connector Settings and Test the OpenAI Connectors

DALL-E Connector

When creating the DALL-E connector, some key parameters to configure include the image generation model, prompt text, number and size of images generated per request. Test it out by entering a textual description, choosing the 512x512 size, and generating a sample image.

GPT-3 Connector

For the GPT-3 connector, set up the model (e.g. text-davinci), max tokens, temperature, top P sampling, etc. Enter sample text prompts to confirm it returns appropriate completions.

ChatGPT Connector

With the ChatGPT connector, set the chatbot model and structure message roles for user, assistant, system. Test by adding sample conversational content and validating the responses.

Demo Workflows Integrating the OpenAI Custom Connectors

Generate Images with DALL-E

Build a flow that takes an input text description, makes an API call to DALL-E to generate a corresponding image, and outputs the image for use in other applications. For example, create product images on the fly based on a catalog description or diagram concepts mentioned in a document.

Summarize Text with GPT-3

Construct a workflow that feeds text into GPT-3 and outputs a concise summarization. This could digest lengthy reports into key takeaways or extract critical details from legal agreements.

Extract Meaning from Song Lyrics with ChatGPT

Use ChatGPT's conversational ability to analyze song lyrics. First scrape lyrics from a website, feed them into ChatGPT posed as a music expert, and collect its detailed interpretations. This can provide deeper insight into lyrical meaning across catalogs to enrich music analysis.

Conclusion and Next Steps

Integrating OpenAI's revolutionary AI models into Power Automate unlocks new levels of automation and intelligence in workflows.

The custom connectors created here are just the start. You can continue enhancing business processes across departments using DALL-E's generative images, GPT-3's language mastery, and ChatGPT's conversational skills.

As the models evolve, connect new endpoints to augment workflows with the latest capabilities. The future looks bright for integrating AI!


Q: Do I need any special access to use these AI models?
A: Yes, you need access keys from Anthropic. You can sign up for free keys to start.

Q: What Microsoft Power Automate license do I need?
A: You need a premium license for custom connectors. A free trial is available.

Q: Can I use these AI models for free?
A: You get free credits to start, but you may need to purchase access beyond that.

Q: How difficult is it to create the connectors?
A: The steps in this tutorial make it straightforward. No coding required.

Q: What else can I do with these AI models?
A: Many capabilities like generating images, text, translations, chatbots and more.