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Mapping drug instances in Birmingham

Having carried out a foray in to mapping crimes in Birmingham I thought I would look at mapping drugs in Birmingham.

Using the police API again I got a list relating to drugs, with the latitude and longitude and also the outcome of each potential offense. 173 more words


Automatic Weighting of Imbalanced Datasets

Very often datasets are imbalanced. That is, the number of instances for each of the classes in the target variable that you want to predict is not proportional to the real importance of each class in your problem. 856 more words

Machine Learning

Extract extra large Icon from a file, including network paths!

Edit (04/16/2014): Added a new function called GetBitmapFromFolderPath, which returns the associated icon from the path to a Folder (or drive!).

Sometimes we are required to show a list of files with their associated icons. 648 more words


API Management Vendor Overview: Mashery / Intel

Next in our series of posts looking at API management platforms is Mashery.

Mashery scored well in both Gartner and Forrester reports. Mashery were acquired in April last year by Intel. 337 more words


Posting to the Ledger (Microsoft Dynamics AX)


Ledger is the ending point for all financial transactions. Posting to the ledger is the most critical API in any ERP system. Failure to use the APIs properly will lead to inaccurate financial statements. 731 more words


Mapping police API data

My foray in to API’s has been a bit clunky and the results have not been mind blowing, however everyone starts somewhere I guess.

What I wanted to do was find data regarding crimes in the Birmingham area and then map and colour code it to see if there were high densities of crimes in certain areas. 122 more words