Extend Drake (“Make for Data”) with a Simple Clojure Project

Earlier this year we released Drake, an open source data workflow tool. It was exciting to see the interest in Drake. We were especially pleased by the quality of outside contributions made to the project (as one example: S3 support — thanks @howech!). But we weren’t happy with the delay on our side in accepting [...]

Introducing Drake, a kind of ‘make for data’

Processing data can be a real a mess! Here at Factual we’ve felt the pain of managing data workflows for a very long time. Here are just a few of the issues: a multitude of steps, with complicated dependencies code and input can change frequently – it’s tiring and error-prone to figure out what needs to be [...]

How to build a .NET Web API app that uses Factual’s C# Driver

The ASP.NET Web API provides a nice platform for building RESTful applications on the .NET Framework. Factual’s C# driver makes it easy to use Factual’s public API in the .NET world. We recently asked Sergey Maskalik, the author of Factual’s C# driver, to bring these two things together and create a tutorial showing .NET developers [...]

First Release of Factual C# / .NET Driver

We’re pleased to announce the release of the officially supported C# / .NET driver for Factual. Get going! The driver is available on Nuget. To install the driver into your Visual Studio project, go to the package manager console window and do this: Install-Package FactualDriver See the README for more details, including instructions for non-Nuget use. [...]

Factual Node.js Driver

We’re pleased to announce the release of the officially supported Node.js driver for Factual. Get going! You can get the driver using npm… $ npm install factual-api …and then install it in your project and connect: var Factual = require(’factual-api’); var factual = new Factual(’YOUR_KEY’, ‘YOUR_SECRET’); (If you don’t have an API key, sign up to [...]