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Microsoft Bing API

Bing API Version 2.0 enables developers to embed a flexible and powerful search engine as a custom search component in thier sites and applications. Bing API offers open, flexible options for building or enhancing your site or applications. With the API users can search for web content, images, stories and more. Users can also monetize their applications with advertisements. It uses a RESTful protocol with results formatted either in XML or JSON and also provides support for SOAP protocol.

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Microsoft Bing: Highlights

Summary
Internet search
Category
Search
Tags
Protocols
SOAP, REST
Data Formats
XML, JSON
API home
http://www.bing.com/dev/en-us/dev-center 
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Microsoft Bing: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
WSDL
http://soap.search.msn.com/webservices.asmx?w ...

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Getting Started  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
Commercial Licensing Inquiry Form  
Provider
live.com  
Company
Microsoft  
Non-Commercial Lic.
Yes, within usage limits  
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
None  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
10,000 queries per application per day 
Terms of Service
API Terms of Service available in developer center 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
.NET Class Library, C# and VB.NET examples 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
dev.live.com/blogs/livesearch/ 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
social.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/webmasterlivesea... 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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