The Microsoft Graph Image Discovery Objective-C Sample Code by Microsoftprovides demonstrations for building apps for taking pictures or searching them from the web and processing the images. The sample code also provides functionalities for storing the images in cloud applications or emailing them to target recipients. A developer must have access to Xcode, CocoaPods dependency manager, and a Microsoft account to be able to deploy the sample code.
Photo APIs have long been a staple of developer applications. There are more than 350 photo APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory and almost 800 photo mashups. However, most applications integrate with photo sharing services, like the Flickr API and Instagram API, missing the real power of photo APIs. This post identifies four ways that APIs are getting smart by using image recognition technology to find faces, words and more.