Archive for the ‘Diffbot’ Category

Building Microsoft’s What-Dog AI in under 100 Lines of Code

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Rather recently, Microsoft released an app using AI to detect a dog’s breed. When I tested it on my beagle, though… Hmm, not quite, app. Not quite. In my non-SitePoint time, I also work for Diffbot - the startup you may have heard of over the past...

Building Microsoft’s What-Dog AI in under 100 Lines of Code

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Rather recently, Microsoft released an app using AI to detect a dog’s breed. When I tested it on my beagle, though… Hmm, not quite, app. Not quite. In my non-SitePoint time, I also work for Diffbot - the startup you may have heard of over the past...

Setting up PHP 7 Servers with Laravel Forge and DigitalOcean

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One of the most popular requests in our end-year reader-satisfaction survey was more PHP 7 content. In this quick guide, we’ll cover two ways to bring a PHP 7 server online on DigitalOcean - a popular VPS provider. We’ll use two approaches, the lat...

Suggesting Carbon with Composer – Date and Time the Right Way

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Carbon is a small library for date and time manipulation in PHP. It relies on and extends the core DateTime class, adding helpful methods for a significantly saner experience. In this article, we’ll take a look at some basic usage examples, and then ...

Breaking Free from Guzzle5 with PHP-HTTP and HTTPlug

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This article was peer reviewed by Márk Sági-Kazár. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! In a previous series, we built a PHP client for Diffbot. The client works well and is in relatively wid...

Powerful Custom Entities with the Diffbot PHP Client

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A while back, we looked at Diffbot, the machine learning AI for processing web pages, as a means to extract SitePoint author portfolios. That tutorial focused on using the Diffbot UI only, and consuming the API created would entail pinging the API endp...