At present we are switching over our systems to our automated licensing engine. For a short period users who do not have an approved license will be banned if they try to access Twitter data. Please contact support@mediasift.com and we will un-ban you if you experience this problem. In order to ensure that you do not get banned again please add the following CDSL code to your Streams, so that you do not access Twitter…

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We will be very soon making some changes to our core API and I wanted to to explain why we were making them. One of the first things we built for DataSift was the REST API – this was based upon the code from TweetMeme which had served us so well (it still servers 10,000′s of requests per second). We designed the API based upon a lot of assumptions back then and with hindsight they…

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Are you a developer who is currently investigating DataSift and our offerings, well if you are and you use Ruby or are after a wrapper for our API then you might just find this little project on GitHub by Steven Shingler of interest.  We thought it was a great idea to bring this to your attention so that you don’t need to completely write your own from scratch! If you have created any source code…

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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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