The New York Times Article Search Ruby SDK by Kazuhiro Yamada offers interaction with the functionalities of search, reference, and news service of the New York Times from 1851 to the present time. Includes installation, usage, and contribution steps. Additional API information is available at http://developer.nytimes.com/docs/read/article_search_api_v2%3E%60_
Microsoft this week released Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 Beta for developers. The expanded set of open source tools should ease the pain of web programming and technical computing, and are being offered for free under the Apache 2.0 license.
Do you have an idea on how to aid writers with spelling, context and grammer and like the idea of a few extra dollars? Wordnik, an online dictionary service, has announced a competition to create a mashup using their API.
This is the first part of our series How to Add Postcode-Based Proximity Search With Open Data. In this article we will explain how to geocode a dataset using open data. By the end of this article, you should be able to take a dataset and add the position of each record to that dataset.