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1. Setup the client tools

The Natural Language API can be used from a variety of programs and ready-to-use tools. For example, you can use utilities like curl and Postman or use one of the expert.ai client packages.

Get curl

If you prefer to make your first call from the command line, use curl. If you use Linux there's a chance that it is already installed on your computer, otherwise download it from the curl site. You are now ready for the next step: get the authorization token.

Get Postman

If you like Postman, you can make your first call with a predefined collection that you can also use to try all the other API's capabilities.

  1. Download the installer from the Postman site and install the program following the instructions.
  2. Download the sample collection.
  3. Run Postman and import the sample collection.

You are now ready for the next step: get the authorization token.

Get an expert.ai client package

If you prefer to jump-start and use an expert.ai client package, you can get the Pyhton or the Java client code from GitHub.

Once you've the client code in your development environment, you can skip step 2 of this quick-start procedure and make the first call.