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Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Data Mining, Surveys, and Financial. Highlights include an API for translating text to speech using realistic voices, and an API for International contact data verification. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Over at HACKADAY, writer Tom Nardi has come up with a presentation of the top five resources (including his own) for pulling raw COVID-19 data, along with mini-tutorials for the best ways to extract the data. He gives an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of each tool.
Developer Gilvandro Neto has written a tutorial for extracting keywords from 100k+ articles and publications. Using Python and NLP techniques, with the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a sample topic, Neto walks us through the four steps of his project: setup, coding, conclusion, and future work.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Science, Voting, and Extraction. Highlights include the SciTools Plus API for genetic analysis, and the GHO API from the World Health Organization for health data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
With the rise of Artificial Intelligence, it is more important than ever for application developers to be able to determine if a user is a human or a machine. Enter CAPTCHAs, which are interactive tests for human users that can decrease spam and malicious activity. Here are 10 top APIs for CAPTCHA.
There are many reasons to scrape the web including identifying breaking news, aggregating content, data collection for machine learning, and more. This article presents an introduction and tutorial to scarepstack, a powerful, real-time web scraping API service used by more than 2,000 companies.
Seventeen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Data, Water, Patents, and Fitness. Highlights include an API for extracting pertinent information out of hand written receipts and invoices, and an API for restoring and maintaining business data.
Scrapinghub has taken the next step in its web scraping and data extraction tools development. Its latest Developer Data Extraction API is an AI-driven data extraction API that eliminates the need to build custom spiders for each target site. The API extracts product data and article data.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Music, Transportation and Medical Recrods. Highlights include an API for soliving invisible CAPTCHA and an API for scanning user uploaded files for malware and spam. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Economics and Energy. Highlights include the QuickChart API for creating data charts, the Genomelink API for adding DNA profiled genetic attributes to apps, and the Milez API for frequent flyer miles data.
This portion of our series about the Most Interesting APIs in 2018 encompasses all APIs developers could utilize for data manipulation purposes, such as accessing data, extracting data from web sources, creating reports and visualizations, database administration, linking data in apps, and more.
ProgrammableWeb's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs of 2018: Application Development and Developer Tools
This segment of the past year's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs added to ProgrammableWeb covers the Application Development, DevOps, and Developer Tools areas. Tools and technology that helps make a developer's life easier, including APIs from Google, GitHub, and AWS, are included.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Printing, and Bots. Highlights include an API for temporary email and an API for IOTA Distributed Ledger Technology of the Internet of Things. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
One of the more interesting views given by the directory is a look at what sectors are seeing the most growth in APIs. The directory data model allows for one primary category as well as multiple secondary categories and in this article we take a look at which categories are most represented.
The Webhose.io API now includes access to dark web data and broadcast data feeds. The Dark Web Data Feed provides access to anonymized web content available on TOR. The Broadcast Data Feed provides access to transcripts of U.S. television and radio programming, and some Canadian station programming.
Thirty-One more APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Stocks, Artificial Intelligence, and Location. Featured today are APIs for LivePerson customer chat services and an API for creating and managing Alexa Skills. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
A federal judge has ruled that Microsoft's LinkedIn service must make the data found in most of its users' profiles freely available to third parties who want to programmatically "scrape" the site for that data instead of going through the service's official API and abiding by its Terms of Service.
Getting structured data out of web pages — often referred to as "web scraping" — is a real need, particularly for people whose job it is to prepare and analyze the information that's available in web pages. Meeting this need is right up the alley of a data extraction tool, such as Import.io.
A researcher has found a vulnerability in the latest version of reCAPTCHA that could let spambots bypass reCAPTCHA fields across millions of sites. The developer has a script that uses Google’s speech recognition API to solve audio challenges associated with the latest version of reCAPTCHA.
Named-Entity Recognition involves identifying an entity in a text and assigning it a class label. These classifications can include People, Locations, and Organisations, among others depending on the tool. This comparison looks at the performance of 10 natural language processing APIs.