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OpenAI API Cookbook

By : Henry Habib
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OpenAI API Cookbook

By: Henry Habib

Overview of this book

As artificial intelligence continues to reshape industries with OpenAI at the forefront of AI research, knowing how to create innovative applications such as chatbots, virtual assistants, content generators, and productivity enhancers is a game-changer. This book takes a practical, recipe-based approach to unlocking the power of OpenAI API to build high-performance intelligent applications in diverse industries and seamlessly integrate ChatGPT in your workflows to increase productivity. You’ll begin with the OpenAI API fundamentals, covering setup, authentication, and key parameters, and quickly progress to the different elements of the OpenAI API. Once you’ve learned how to use it effectively and tweak parameters for better results, you’ll follow advanced recipes for enhancing user experience and refining outputs. The book guides your transition from development to live application deployment, setting up the API for public use and application backend. Further, you’ll discover step-by-step recipes for building knowledge-based assistants and multi-model applications tailored to your specific needs. By the end of this book, you’ll have worked through recipes involving various OpenAI API endpoints and built a variety of intelligent applications, ready to apply this experience to building AI-powered solutions of your own.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Creating a wrapper application that generates replies to your emails

In this recipe, we will build an intelligent application that helps you reply to emails from your manager, who has asked you to perform a specific task. I always have a hard time politely saying no to my manager when I’m overburdened with tasks, so this could be a great application for me (and I use a variant of this every day).

Technically, everything that you do with this application you could do with the ChatGPT service directly. So, why take the time and build it with the API, backend, frontend approach? When learning any new skill, it is useful to learn concepts in manageable steps. Here, the first step when building an intelligent application is to start with a simple wrapper application. This will enable you to master the underlying workflow of building an intelligent application. Afterward, we will add new concepts to this workflow that will enable you to build an application, which cannot be done...