Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases “PoshBing” PowerShell Library for Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine

PoshBing is a PowerShell library for accessing the Bing API programming interfaces. Microsoft’s Bing API has the concept of “SourceTypes” which are essentially data sources that you can search into. (Thanks Patrick)
    • Get-BingImage – Search the Image SourceType for a list of images including properties about the media files.
    • Get-BingInstantAnswer – Get single, authoritative answers to questions.
    • Get-BingNews – Provide news specific to a topic, a location, or breaking news.
    • Get-BingMobileWeb – Returns mobile web results, primarily relevant XHTML or WML pages.
    • Get-BingPhonebook – Enables you to view details about a business for which you are searching as if they were a phonebook entry.
    • Get-BingRelatedSearch – View searches that provide information in which you might be interested, based on your current search.
    • Get-BingSpell – Query alternative spellings for a given word or phrase.
    • Get-BingWeb – Get pages relevant to the queried terms.
    • Get-BingTranslation – Translate a term from one language to another.
    • Get-BingVideo – return a list of videos and their properties relevant to the query terms.

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BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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