HP IDOL OnDemand. Query Text Index Example with UI

With the Query Text Index Swift Example article, I demonstrated how to query text indexes in IDOL OnDemand. A simple RESTful client was created to make a call to API and output the result. For that example, I used Xcode Playgrounds and unfortunately, I did not find a way to make UI written in the playground responsive to user’s actions (text inputs, button clicks, etc.). Eventually, I came to the conclusion that for now such features are simply not supported, and decided to make a simple iOS application to demonstrate how to communicate between UI and the client; this article describes how to do so. Let’s begin! Read the rest of this entry »

HP IDOL OnDemand. Query Text Index Swift Example

HP IDOL OnDemand provides format conversion, image analysis, indexing, and text analysis RESTful APIs to help the developers process unstructured data and build amazing, innovative, flexible, and robust solutions.

The following article demonstrates how to consume one of the available HP IDOL OnDemand APIs and query a text index from an application written with Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OS X. Let’s start from the basics. Read the rest of this entry »