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Alexa Web Search Platform Released

ProfaneBaby C not required (kinda) (63 comments)

For those who prefer "other" languages, they provide an app that (true to unix best practices) uses stdin/stdout for communicating with other programs:

The Data Retrieval API is written in C, so it may be natural for users to develop C applications against this API. However, the Platform features a utility named awsp_cat. This utility reads CIDs from stdin and writes the raw content to stdout. Users may develop applications in arbitrary programming languages to process the awsp_cat output.


Perl developers would be able to wrap this into their existing codebase in no time, assuming they want to pay the fees.
 

more than 8 years ago

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