Watson IBM Bluemix - Fun Sweepstakes - Language Translation - Week 4

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The challenge is finished.

Challenge Overview

Our last series of IBM Watson challenge we explored Tone Analyzer. This week it's time for another API "Language Translation" from IBM. Again, this is a sweepstakes challenges so each week we'll randomly pick a passing submitter and give them $250.

For this challenge we'll be using Language Translation API. IBM Language Translation service converts text input in one language into a destination language for the end user using background from domain-specifc models.

Let's use this API to convert language of this challenge description :)


Use Language Translation API to convert this challenge description to multiple language. You can get this challenge detail by calling this rest url.

Help Documentation

  1. http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibmwatson/developercloud/language-translation.html
  2. Sample app using the Language Translation.


  1. Get demo code from https://github.com/watson-developer-cloud/language-translation-nodejs.
  2. Change the above demo to add get challenge description button 
  3. Call topcoder API to get this challenge description on click on get description button.
  4. Strip html tags and new line character from challenge description which you have received from rest result.
  5. Pass striped description to Language Translation API.

Promo Codes

A few promo codes are available to extend your Bluemix trial. Please claim your promo code by filling up the form.

Final Submission Guidelines

For your submission, upload a zip file.

The zip file should contain a .txt file with the URL of your app on IBM Bluemix. Example: http://[TOPCODER-HANDLE]-pi-.mybluemix.net.


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