This simple Java snippet is made for interfacing with the MonkeyLearn web API. MonkeyLearn is a cloud based text mining and semantic processing service. Developers can integrate MonkeyLearn into their app for natural language processing and machine learning customized for uploaded text. Users can extract and classify content using MokneyLearn's web interface or through their APIs. MonkeyLearn hosts a web API with wrappers for major programming languages for compatibility with most applications.
In February, Morgan and Claypool Publishers released a 54-page unfinished work by Aaron Swartz on A Programmable Web. It begins with a focus on the architecture of the web, and moves on to "what it means to build a program on top of the web."
Wolfram Alpha, the up-and-coming "answer engine" that we reported on back in May, has just released an API that developers have been awaiting since this spring. The new RESTful API provides access to the vast stores of data and computational knowledge available through the Wolfram Alpha project (technical details at our Wolfram Alpha API profile).