The Intellexer C# SDK by Intellexer incorporates natural language processing tools for semantic analysis of unstructured text data. This SDK consists of a set of modules to use with the API: Linguistic Processor, Sentiment Analyzer, Named Entity Recognizer, Summarizer, Multi-Document Summarizer, Comparator, Categorizer, Clusterizer, Question-Answering System, Question Comparison Tool, Natural Language Interface, Preformator, Language Recognizer, and Spellchecker. The Intellexer API enables developers to embed text mining products in consumer or enterprise applications, or web-services using JSON.
Startups that want to design innovative products and services using data that's accessible via the web now have better data mining tools, thanks in part to startups like the award-winning import.io. Meanwhile, the recent settlement between U.S. startup People+ and AOL around accessing the entire Crunchbase database via API for a Google Glass app means there could be greater clarity for startups around data usage rights when creating commercial ventures. ProgrammableWeb spoke with import.io co-founder and chief data officer Andrew Fogg and Electronic Frontier Foundation staff attorney Mitch Stoltz to discuss commercial trends in data scraping and developer rights in using data via APIs for business product design.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Documents, Air Travel, and Home Automation. Highlights include an API for fitness centers, and an API for integrating Speakap enterprise social networks. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
One of the leading HTML5 APIs has finally reached Recommendation Status. The Web Storage API that allows web applications to store data in web clients has reached this status after several years though it has enjoyed support from both desktop and mobile browsers for a long time.