Sunday, March 7, 2010

Bing | Developer Center

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Project Silk Road: Bing APIs, Tools, Services, and More
Project Silk Road is a broad range of tools and services Microsoft offers online publishers and developers to help them generate traffic, increase engagement on their sites, drive insight, and boost productivity. In much the same way that the original Silk Road offered opportunities for overland cultural and technological exchange and innovation, we hope that the offerings in Project Silk Road can help spark a modern-day network effect in online commerce and information exchange.
  • Multiple protocols: JSON, XML, SOAP
  • Multiple SourceTypes: Web, Images, InstantAnswer, Phonebook, RelatedSearch, Spell, and more…
  • Unlimited use for customer-facing sites and applications
  • Flexible presentation options: No restrictions on ordering and blending results