The Sajari PHP SDK by Sajari access the API to integrate search features into web services. It includes an example to search, add, and remove a document. Sajari aims to recommend results to users that interact with web and applications searches.
The news of data visualization provider Tableau's IPO on Friday is yet another sign that the movement behind data and analytics continues to gain steam. With that in mind, today we'll take a look at recent mashups that allow users to perform data analytics of some kind and often show the results through interesting visualizations. Read below for more information on each.
In big news on the government data and transparency front, the premier provider of federal campaign finance information, Center for Responsive Politics (CRP), have announced they are opening for bulk download 20 years worth of data used to power their web site OpenSecrets.org. More than 200 million records are being made available of itemized contributions, campaign spending, lobbying, personal finance, and sponsored travel. CRP began tracking campaign contributions in the late 1980s. Their stats and staff are trusted and quoted by the Media as the gold standard reference.
PubNub this week announced a partnership with IBM through which its software will be integrated with the Bluemix cloud integration platform. This partnership, along with PubNub's recent announcement of an SDK for the Internet of Things, shows the company's increased emphasis on IoT.