Introducing the Bing Search APIs v7 Preview – Faster, smarter, easier

Today at Build 2017, the Bing Team announced the release of Bing Search APIs v7 Preview, the preview for the new version of Bing Search APIs as part of Microsoft Cognitive Services. This release includes the full suite of Bing Search APIs (Bing Web Search API v7 Preview, Bing News Search API v7 Preview, Bing…

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Recap: Bing at //build/ 2016

If you couldn’t attend in person, we want to remind you that you are now able to get free access to all the Bing Search APIs, including documentation and demo widgets that demonstrate the capabilities of the offering. These APIs give developers access to the same search technology that powers the Bing search engine and…

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Need compiler help? Bing in Visual Studio brings what you need in just one click

The search engine can be a developer’s best friend. But going between IDE and the browser is a hassle. Every time you are stuck in tricky compiler errors, you have to modify your search string, copy and paste all the relevant error information, and try multiple searches to find the right solution. In Visual Studio 2015, we’re making…


Detect and visualize entities with Bing Knowledge Widget

Today we’re releasing the Bing Knowledge Widget for webmasters and publishers. It’s an easy-to-deploy, JavaScript-based widget for webmasters that detects and visualizes entities on the webpage and displays rich information about the entity. It provides your visitors with quick access to relevant information about the entities on the page, and keeps them engaged, entertained, and…


Link Your App to Search Results

BUILD 2014 App Linking Blog Post Link Your App to Search Results App discoverability and app engagement are major challenges that app developers face every day. With millions of apps out there, how do people discover your app? And after a user installs your app, how do you encourage them to engage with it? According…


Calling All Coders: Bing Code Search Arrives

Over the past few years, we have been working hard to deliver the capabilities of Bing to products across Microsoft. Whether you’re using Xbox, Windows Phone, Office or Windows 8, we’ve begun a journey to make it easier to find the stuff you are looking for and take action.  Following that path, today in collaboration…


New Bing Speech Recognition Control and Updated Bing OCR and Translator Controls

At the BUILD conference in June, we announced three broad categories of capabilities the new Bing platform would deliver to developers: Services to bring entities and the world’s knowledge to your applications, services to enable your applications to deliver more natural and intuitive user experiences, and services which bring an awareness of the physical world into…


Interested in speech on Windows Phone 8? MVVM and Bing

For the last decade, Rob Chambers, Program Management Lead in Bing, has been working on speech technology.  He recently wrote a helpful article on the MVVM (Model, View, View Model) pattern and speech for Windows Phone 8 that features his app, Go Search On.   While the app is targeted at understanding the MVVM paradigm, there is a lot of logic and implementation…


Bing at //build 2013 In Review

On June 26th we announced Bing as a platform, uniting the intelligent services that power Bing.com and making these capabilities available to 3rd party developers via new APIs and controls.  Several talks and educational sessions were given during BUILD that highlighted Bing’s new developer services, including the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) control for Windows 8…