Of the many APIs we published this week, five were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we'll shine a spotlight on those five, which included the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API for definitions, synonyms and antonyms. We said Webster's API would be good news to education apps that want to include words--and their definitions--in either strictly educational or word play format. Read more in the Webster API post or check out the Merriam-Webster API profile.
Merriam-Webster, the household name in dictionaries, launched the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API last week. The most trusted name in dictionary/thesaurus references has decided to make its resources available to developers through the new API. Merriam-Webster is making eight different resources available via the API.
Microsoft Cognitive Services Academic Knowledge
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Academic Knowledge API returns information from the Microsoft Academic Graph (MAG) which is an entity graph that models academic publications. This API offers 3 main...||Search||05.30.2016|
Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Text Analytics
||The Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Text Analytics API is used to detect sentiment, key phrases, topics, and language from text. It supports 120 languages, and does not require training data. 4 paid...||Text||05.27.2016|
Microsoft Cognitive Services WebLM
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services WebLM (Web Language Model) API offers cloud based natural language processing functionality which allows developers to make use of the big data collected by Bing in...||Language||05.27.2016|
Microsoft Cognitive Services LUIS
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services LUIS (Language Understanding Intelligent Service) API offers conversational intelligence to existing third party applications. Developers can integrate understanding...||Language||05.27.2016|
||The Bibler API provides full-text access to information searches and English translation comparisons of the Holy Scripture. Requests submitted to the RESTful API generate JSON-formatted responses....||Data-as-a-Service||05.17.2016|