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Global News Site Page Load Performance

Determine the Likely Spoken Language of a Customer or Prospect from an International Phone Number

If you are doing any kind of international marketing or customer communication, language diversity is something to consider. Fortunately, Interzoid has an API for that.

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Global News Site Page Load Performance

Ranked: Measuring Global Performance of Top International News Sites with an API Call

Large news sites typically have global audiences, therefore, it's a good exercise to measure how Websites and specific Web pages perform from international locations. Accordingly, we thought we would test how several top global news organizations are performing with respect to page load time.

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OpenAPI Swagger

OpenAPI Specification 3.0 Documentation for Interzoid APIs Now Available on SwaggerHub

Interzoid now has documentation for 20+ APIs available on SmartBear's SwaggerHub platform in the OpenAPI 3.0 Specification format.

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Data standardization

More Accurate Queries and Analytics: Easily Standardize Inconsistent Data via API

Data is inherently inconsistent, at least with respect to how it is stored electronically. These inconsistencies can make data very difficult to analyze. What can be done?

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How do you Enforce a Global Service-Level Agreement

How do you Enforce a Global Service-Level Agreement?

Service-level agreements can be quite complex. However, many involve straight-forward performance metric requirements that are agreed to by a customer and its service provider. But how do you enforce them on a global level?

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API World 2019 Event and Conference

API World 2019 Event and Conference

The annual API World event and conference is occurring this week in San Jose, California in conjunction with the Microservices World event. It runs Tuesday through Thursday, October 8th-10th. Sixty exhibitors and over 3500 attendees are expected. Interzoid will be exhibiting.

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Understand the Relationship Between APIs and Microservices

Understanding the Relationship Between APIs and Microservices

Remote Procedures Calls (RPCs), Functions-as-a-Service, Web Services, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), APIs, and now Microservices are examples of tangential terms that have been part of our Web vernacular over the years. How do APIs and Microservices compare?

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How to Match Individual Name Data in Real-time using an API

How to Match Individual Name Data in Real-time using an API

Name data can exist in many forms at the content level, making hard to match and analyze. This can substantially reduce the value and effectiveness of many data-oriented applications such as customer information systems, marketing systems, resource planning systems, accounting systems, and other business process-driven systems.

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Estimate Demographics from an International Telephone Number API

Estimate Demographics from an International Telephone Number

An international number by itself can provide a significant amount of useful information about the person or organization that the number connects to. This may be helpful as part of a marketing segmentation exercise.

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Publish Data to the Cloud with a Comprehensive API Management System to Drive New Business

Publish Your Data as a Public API to Drive Business?

Publishing data externally as a public API (Application Programming Interface) can pave the way to innovation with your partners and customers, leading to more business opportunities and business development.

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Customer Data Quality with APIs and Microservices are Critical to Company Databases, especially for Marketing and CRM

APIs: An Ideal Mechanism for Better Customer Data Assets at Less Cost

In the case of keeping customer data assets accurate, complete, and valuable, an API approach and all the associated benefits of API-use proves they are an ideal weapon in the solution.

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Use CURL to Invoke APIs Quickly and Easily to Understand Value and Build Applications

Invoking APIs from the Command Line using cURL

cUrl, which stands for "client URL", is a command-line utility for sending and receiving data, making it ideal to consume APIs from the command line without writing code. Here are several examples.

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Twilio SMS Integration using Interzoid's Global Page Load and CDN Performance Monitoring API from Cities around the Globe

Source Code Example: Using Twilio and Interzoid APIs Together for a Web Page (or other API) Global Monitoring and Alerting System

In this example, we will call Interzoid's Global Page Load API to measure performance from thirteen different physical locations around the globe. Then, when a certain measurement threshold is exceeded, we will use the Twilio SMS API to send an SMS alert notifying ourselves of the event.

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Python Code Example of Consuming an API or Microservice using REST or JSON

Consuming APIs in Python

Python, a powerful, highly extensive language is one of the fastest growing languages in use today. Many data science and machine language applications are harnessing its capabilities. Here is an example of how to consume an API within Python.

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API Website Geared Towards Developers, Universal Testing Clients, Microservices, a Directory of APIs, and API Provider Tools

Integrating Interzoid APIs Through RapidAPI

If you already have a RapidAPI account and want to start an integration immediately, or you would like to join millions of developers who utilize RapidAPI's rich set of API tools, Interzoid APIs are now available for use through the RapidAPI platform.

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Golang Code Example for Consuming Demographic Data APIs, an International Telephone Data API Sample

Consuming an API in Go

Go, also known as Golang, is a powerful, emerging language architected for distributed computing, especially for server-side scenarios in the Cloud. Here is a quick,easy code walkthrough for using Go to consume an API.

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Email Validation and Email Verification are Critical to Email Address List Processing

Improve Delivery and Sender Reputation with Email List Validation and Enhancement

Email is still one of the top performing tools for marketers in 2019 and beyond. Not only is it budget-friendly and quick to launch campaigns with, but its reach is staggering. It is estimated that there are more than 250-300 billion emails sent around the world every day. Four billion email accounts exist globally, 25% of which are business or otherwise work-related accounts.

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Matching data and resolving data quality issues with inconsistent company name data API microservice provides better business intelligence and reporting

Inconsistent Company Names?

Company names can be inconsistently represented in a database, the permutations causing all kinds of reporting, searching, and matching problems. How can Interzoid's Similarity Keys via API help solve the problem?

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Monitor Web Page, API, Microservice, and CDN Speed and Performance from Global Locations

Measure Web Page Load Speed From Points Around the Globe with an API Call

Are you comfortable that your Web site page loading performance is as good globally as it is locally? Now you can easily measure it.

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