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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By : Leif Larsen
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By: Leif Larsen

Overview of this book

Take your app development to the next level with Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services. Using Leif's knowledge of each of the powerful APIs, you'll learn how to create smarter apps with more human-like capabilities. ? Discover what each API has to offer and learn how to add it to your app ? Study each AI using theory and practical examples ? Learn current API best practices
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services
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Search commonalities

For all the APIs we have covered, there are a few similarities. We will cover those now.


It is highly recommended to specify which market you want results for. Searches will typically return results for the local market and language of the user, based on the current location. As you can imagine, this is not always what the user wants. By specifying the market, you can tailor the search results for the user.

How you choose to solve this technically is dependent on the requirements of your application. For a smart-home application, you would probably allow the user to set the market in the settings. For a web application created only for French users in France, you would probably not allow the user to change the market.

Specifying the market is done by adding a mkt parameter to the GET request. This should then specify the market code, for example, en-US, for English in the United States.


While any API may support a specific market, some features may not support...