The Merriam.IO Java SDK is a client library to access the Merriam REST APIs. The API is a Translation and Language Detection Cloud service based on Google Translate. It allows you to detect languages of a text string to translate an approximate list of 180 of languages. Merriam.IO provides a way to detect the language of a text string, analyze requests quotas, detect languages of multiple text strings, and more.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Mapping, and Localization . Also new to the directory is an API to run reports from Google regarding website abusive experiences and the Mapline API for creating maps from data on spreadsheets.
Microsoft has just announced the availability of the Microsoft Translator Hub for commercial use, including access to the Microsoft Translator API. Microsoft Translator Hub is built on Windows Azure, and provides tools for businesses to "build, improve, and deploy customized automatic language translation systems."
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Auto, Healthcare, and Languages. Highlights include an API that retrieves ancient Greek language data and an API that changes recipes to suit dietary needs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.