10 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Sentiment & Opinion Mining Natural Language API Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.


If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.

11 months ago

Final call: Submissions close at 5 PM ET on June 22, 2021

Just a final shout-out. These are the last few days to work on your project and submit it to the Sentiment & Opinion Mining Natural Language API Hackathon.

Final checklist:

  • Did you build (or update) a functioning application that uses an expert.ai API?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet the competition guidelines? (See our video-making best practices.)
  • Did you include a URL to your project’s publicly visible code repository?
  • Does your code repository include a README explaining the project?
  • If your project was pre-existing, did you integrate the expert.ai API during the hackathon submission period…

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11 months ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are now less than two weeks left to enter your submission to the Sentiment & Opinion Mining Natural Language API Hackathon.  Submissions are due by 5 PM ET on June 22, 2021.

Your video is a major component of your submission. Here are some helpful tips for you to plan, create, and publish a winning video.

Get organized. Write out a script of what you need to say and demonstrate in your video and rehearse it before recording to be sure it is under 3 minutes. A good script should include:

  • Your elevator pitch of why you built your…

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11 months ago

NL API Behavioral & Emotional traits now support emojis!

After receiving a question/request from one of our Hackathon participants, our behavioral and Emotional traits categorizers now fully support UTF-8, including most common emojis.  Our engine is now able to derive emotional and behavioral qualities from emojis in your text. 

Try it out for yourself on our demo page!

Also, another friendly reminder to join our Hackathon Group on our community website.

Good luck!


12 months ago

NL API Cheat Sheet

As you work with the expert.ai NL API, we thought it might be helpful to give you a quick cheat sheet to familiarize yourself with the main components.  One of the best and easiest ways to test the results of our NL API is to use our demo site: https://try.expert.ai


Select a sample document or copy and paste up to 10,000 characters to be analyzed by the API. Once done, you can easily review how the API understands the piece of text in various ways.  With each of the endpoints and features mentioned below, you can also choose to

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12 months ago

Expanded Usage Limits for the NL API

We are happy to announce that we are lifting the usage cap on the free tier of the NL API to give you more freedom to develop, build and test your applications.

The NL API’s free usage tier includes up to 10 million characters per month. For the duration of the hackathon, you will have access to up to 10 million characters per day.

This expanded level of access will be assigned by email address, so please use the same email address to register for the hackathon and the NL API on developer.expert.ai.


If you have any questions…

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12 months ago

Live Q&A, Resources + More To Help You Build

The Live Q&A Session is happening today at 11 AM ET. Whether or not you have started building your Sentiment & Opinion Mining Natural Language API Hackathon project, the developer community and the Q&A Session will be a perfect place to ask questions!

Teaming up
Looking for a team? The Participants tab allows you to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills, and message them to see if they want to collaborate.

Figuring out where to start with your project can sometimes be a hurdle. The Resources tab can be a great place to…

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about 1 year ago

Don’t miss the Live Q&A next week

Get your questions answered at the live Q&A session next week. 

Post your questions on the developer community and join the expert.ai team for a live Q&A session on May 20 at 11 am EDT.

Good luck and happy building!