The Diffbot PHP SDK by Bruno Škvorc allows developers to integrate Diffbot APIs in web content applications using the PHP language. It allows developers to make API calls using PSR-7 and PHP-HTTP friendly client implementations. The SDK currently supports the Diffbot Article, the Diffbot Analyze, the Diffbot Product, the Diffbot Crawl, the Diffbot Search, and the Diffbot Image APIs. Its deployment requires the minimum of PHP 5.6, although PHP 7 is the most recommended version.
FullContact has announced the CardShark API. The CardShark API allows users to "to send images of business cards to FullContact, and...receive back a response containing transcribed structured contact data." The advantage the API method of optical character recognition over competitors lies in the ability to send contacts to devices and applications beyond the device that captured the initial picture.
Building websites, especially content-heavy sites, that are fast, scalable, and flexible that deliver superior performance is more complex than creating a simple website. Adopting a MACH approach is one of the effective ways to implement this. This article shows you how to utilize MACH technologies.