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Introduction Streaming API

At its simplest, the DataSift Streaming API is a tool to send requests to DataSift in order to receive data from a stream, and close the connection when you are done. For more comprehensive use, the Streaming API is perfect if you want to capture or record a continuous, high-throughput stream of…

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Introduction to Tagging

One of the advanced features of DataSift's Curated Stream Definition Language (CSDL) is tagging. The tag keyword allows you to add extra data to the objects coming from a stream, data which you can then use in subsequent analysis. A Tweet, for example, includes a wide range of data. There is the…

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