Learn the Watson API

Online Course

Learn the Watson API

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Learn the Watson API
The course Learn the Watson API is an online class provided by Codecademy. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Use IBM’s Personality Insights API to analyze traits shared between two Twitter users.
Course description
  • Learn the Watson API
  • 3 Hours
  • IBM Watson is one of the most powerful AI systems in the world. Learn how to plug your code into the Watson API to use its amazing functionality.
  • In this course, you’ll use Python to interact with the Twitter API and IBM’s Personality Insights API in order to analyze traits shared between two Twitter users.
  • Introduction to Bluemix and Watson
  • In this unit, you’ll learn about two powerful IBM products: Bluemix, a cloud development platform, and Watson, a collection of powerful, cognitive APIs.
  • PIP: The Python Package Manager
  • The Celebrity Match application require a couple of third-party Python packages. In this unit, you’ll install the packages using PIP, Python’s package manager.
  • Retrieving Content from Twitter
  • In this unit, you’ll learn how to set up and authenticate the Twitter API in order to retrieve content from public Twitter accounts.
  • Configuring Personality Insights
  • In this unit, learn how to set up and use Watson’s Personality Insights API to analyze bodies of authored content.
  • Final Analysis
  • In this unit you’ll add critical Python functions to analyze and display the final personality results for two Twitter users.

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Learn the Watson API

Course Topic

AI, Programming, Watson

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Learn the Watson API

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