This shortcuts allows you to easily query the WolframAlpha API.
To perform a query, a Shortcut needs to pass the following items to WolframAlphaKit:
- the input (e.g. a question, query or calculation);
- an optional JSONPath query (to return one or more specific result from the JSON response).
An example of a template using WolframAlphaKit
Shortcuts using WolframAlphaKit
The following shortcuts have been updated to make use of WolframAlphaKit:
- Business Days Until Date: Return the number of business days from now until a future date
- WolframAlpha Plot: Queries the WolframAlpha API returning plots of functions, equations and inequalities
Using in your own shortcuts
A shortcut template exists that you can use to integrate WolframAlpha query results into your own shortcuts:
Documentation for WolframAlphaKit, including examples of how to integrate it with your own Shortcuts, can be found at the following link:
WolframAlpha requires you to sign up for an key in order to use it's API. They offer a free tier for its API that allows for up to 2,000 queries a month.
WolframAlphaKit assumes that each individual user will sign up for their own personal API key and provides a step-by-step process as part of its installation.
Latest Release Notes
1.0.2 - Nov. 9, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Fixed a bug where the API key would not save