Posts Tagged: Microsoft

4 Ways Your API Specification Can Fall Short (And What to Do About It)

The use of API specification tooling like the OpenAPI Specification has revolutionized the way we design, build, and manage APIs. In addition to helping us plan out functionality, generate documentation, and run tests, a specification can serve the all-important role of the API contract: defining precisely what consumers can expect from our API. Read more

5 Best Speech-to-Text APIs

Voice search is becoming increasingly prevalent as the years tick on, as increasing amounts of users access the Internet via mobile devices and with the help of voice assistants like Alexa. 41% of adults report using voice search on a daily basis. Read more

API Security: A Gateway To Heaven

Because they power applications used by hundreds, thousands, and even millions of people, security is hugely important when creating APIs. Despite this, perhaps due to their now outdated reputation as niche products “just for techies,” there can be a bit of an air of complacency around API security. Read more

Machine Learning APIs Are Disrupting Business

Application Programming Interfaces, or more commonly known as APIs, enable an application to relate, talk or share information with another application. As human beings it is very easy to misinterpret information or miscommunicate with each other but a computer will only share the exact information that is requested of it and in the format that it is has been programmed to. Read more

Digitize Your Notes With Microsoft Computer Vision API

How many of you have piles of (paper) notes laying around that you never got around to transcribing? Wish you could search and sort your notes just like you do your computer files? Good news. Microsoft’s Cognitive Services, specifically their Computer Vision API, enables one to do just that. Read more