CyberSpy

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Visualizing the News: Grab your PILlow

2017-11-12 python programming
A Picture's Worth a Gazillion Bits newsapi This weekend, I tripped over a neat news REST-ful api called newsapi. Grab an API key and you're off to the races. There are tons of live headlines - News API can provide headlines from 70 worldwide sources. There are basically two api endpoints: GET https://newsapi.org/v1/articles GET https://newsapi.org/v1/sources Register for an account and generate an api-key and let's get started. Accessing the API with Python newsapi can easily be accessed using a browser since the REST-ful method used is a GET method. Continue reading