"Factual" (Service Connection)
Connect to Factual using the Wolfram Language to get data on stores, restaurants, businesses, and other points of interest.
Connecting & Authenticating
ServiceConnect["Factual"] creates a connection to the Factual API.
ServiceExecute["Factual","request",params] sends a request to the Factual API, using parameters params. The following give possible requests.
List of Places
"PlacesList" — a List of rules with information on local businesses (restaurants, hotels, spas, salons, etc.) and points of interest (museums, airports, beaches, landmarks, etc.)
"PlacesDataset" — a Dataset of information on local businesses and points of interest
|"Query"||(required)||place names or other keywords to search for|
|"Radius"||None||search radius in meters (only valid with "Location")|
|"Region"||None||US state to search within|
|"Locality"||None||US city to search near|
|MaxItems||10||number of results to return per request|
|"Sort"||"Distance"||sorting order parameter (i.e. "Distance", "Name")|
|"InterpretEntities"||False||use Interpreter to find canonical Wolfram Language representations of cities, states, dates, etc.|