The Microsoft Cognitive Services Linguistic Analysis API processes language in order to gain access to part-of-speech tagging and parsing. Applications of this tool include mining customer feedback, interpreting user commands, or consuming web text. Currently, a free plan which limits transactions to 5,000 a month with a maximum of 2 per second is available. The Linguistic Analysis API uses JSON for data exchange, and API Keys for authentication.
Twenty Two APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Location, Financial, and Design. One highlight is an API from Google that can help enhance visibility of businesses in Google Maps. Also, many Bot APIs were added. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.