Earlier today we relased our first 100 Alpha invites!  We have chosen a range of people for this alpha phase, from developers through to designers, data mining experts, monitoring enthusiasts and news curators. What we wanted to do was get feedback from as wide an audience as possible and not just those who have a geeky interest for programming and data. We are trying to make our system as usable as possible for everyone.  Hopefully…

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We have been hard at work on DataSift over the last couple of weeks culminating the next iteration of our platform and making minor fixes to the DataSift site. WebSocket Support The client will see new data as soon as the WebSocket server pushes it out, giving them an advantage over the various polling solutions since it’s not waiting for data to queue and pulling it all at once. So the bottom line is, it’s…

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Key to the potential growth of DataSift is having 3rd partly developers build applications on top of it. In an early effort to show that we understand developers needs we have built out our own App Store so that applications that use our platform can be easily found by our own users. The store is design to allow many types of applications, these can be mobile, web based or even code libraries that use our…

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