Examples - Autocomplete API

Illustrative examples for the Autocomplete API

We've provided code samples in Python, cURL, Ruby, Go and JavaScript. If you aren't comfortable working in any of these languages, feel free to use this handy tool to convert code from cURL to the language of your choice.

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Company Autocomplete Example

Give me 10 suggestions for companies starting with "ama".

import json

# See https://github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-python
from peopledatalabs import PDLPY

# Create a client, specifying your API key
CLIENT = PDLPY(
    api_key="YOUR API KEY",
)

# Create a parameters JSON object
PARAMS = {
    "field": "company",
    "text": "ama",
    "pretty": True
}

# Pass the parameters object to the Autocomplete API
json_response = CLIENT.autocomplete(**PARAMS).json()

# Print the API response in JSON format
print(json_response)
curl -X GET -G \
  'https://api.peopledatalabs.com/v5/autocomplete'\
  -H 'X-Api-Key: xxxx' \
  --data-urlencode 'field=company'\
  --data-urlencode 'text=ama'
// See https://github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-js
import PDLJS from 'peopledatalabs';

// Create a client, specifying your API key
const PDLJSClient = new PDLJS({ apiKey: "YOUR API KEY" });

// Create a parameters JSON object
const params = {
    "field": "company",
    "text": "ama",
    "pretty": true
}

// Pass the parameters object to the Autocomplete API
PDLJSClient.autocomplete(params).then((data) => {
    // Print the API response in JSON format
    console.log(data);
}).catch((error) => {
    console.log(error);
});
# See https://github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-ruby
require 'peopledatalabs'

# Set your API key
Peopledatalabs.api_key = 'YOUR API KEY'

# Pass parameters to the Autocomplete API
json_response = Peopledatalabs::Autocomplete.retrieve(field: "company", text: "ama", pretty: true)

# Print the API response in JSON format
puts JSON.dump(json_response)
package main

import (
    "fmt"
    "encoding/json"
    "context"
)

// See https://github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-go
import (
    pdl "github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-go"
    pdlmodel "github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-go/model"
)

func main() {
    // Set your API key
    apiKey := "YOUR API KEY"
    // Set API key as environmental variable
    // apiKey := os.Getenv("API_KEY")

    // Create a client, specifying your API key
    client := pdl.New(apiKey)
    
    // Create a parameters JSON object
    params := pdlmodel.AutocompleteParams {
        BaseParams: pdlmodel.BaseParams {
            Pretty: true,
        },
        AutocompleteBaseParams: pdlmodel.AutocompleteBaseParams {
            Field: "company",
            Text: "ama",
        },
    }
    
    // Pass the parameters object to the Autocomplete API
    response, err := client.Autocomplete(context.Background(), params)
    // Check for successful response
    if err == nil {
        // Convert the API response to JSON
        jsonResponse, jsonErr := json.Marshal(response)
        // Print the API response
        if (jsonErr == nil) {
            fmt.Println(string(jsonResponse))
        }
    }
}
import requests, json

# Set your API key
API_KEY = "YOUR API KEY"

# Set the Autocomplete API URL
PDL_URL = "https://api.peopledatalabs.com/v5/autocomplete"

# Create a parameters JSON object
PARAMS = {
    "api_key": API_KEY,
    "field": "company",
    "text": "ama",
    "pretty": True
}

# Pass the parameters object to the Autocomplete API
json_response = requests.get(PDL_URL, params=PARAMS).json()
# Print the API response in JSON format
print(json_response)

Job Title Autocomplete Example

Give me 20 suggestions for job titles starting with the prefix "data".

import json

# See https://github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-python
from peopledatalabs import PDLPY

# Create a client, specifying your API key
CLIENT = PDLPY(
    api_key="YOUR API KEY",
)

# Create a parameters JSON object
PARAMS = {
    "field": "title",
    "text": "data",
    "size": 20,
    "pretty": True
}

# Pass the parameters object to the Autocomplete API
json_response = CLIENT.autocomplete(**PARAMS).json()

# Print the API response in JSON format
print(json_response)
curl -X GET -G \
  'https://api.peopledatalabs.com/v5/autocomplete'\
  -H 'X-Api-Key: xxxx' \
  --data-urlencode 'field=title'\
  --data-urlencode 'text=data'\
  --data-urlencode 'size=20'
// See https://github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-js
import PDLJS from 'peopledatalabs';

// Create a client, specifying your API key
const PDLJSClient = new PDLJS({ apiKey: "YOUR API KEY" });

// Create a parameters JSON object
const params = {
    "field": "title",
    "text": "data",
    "size": 20,
    "pretty": true
}

// Pass the parameters object to the Autocomplete API
PDLJSClient.autocomplete(params).then((data) => {
    // Print the API response in JSON format
    console.log(data);
}).catch((error) => {
    console.log(error);
});
# See https://github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-ruby
require 'peopledatalabs'

# Set your API key
Peopledatalabs.api_key = 'YOUR API KEY'

# Pass parameters to the Autocomplete API
json_response = Peopledatalabs::Autocomplete.retrieve(field: "title", text: "data", size: 20, pretty: true)

# Print the API response in JSON format
puts JSON.dump(json_response)
package main

import (
    "fmt"
    "encoding/json"
    "context"
)

// See https://github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-go
import (
    pdl "github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-go"
    pdlmodel "github.com/peopledatalabs/peopledatalabs-go/model"
)

func main() {
    // Set your API key
    apiKey := "YOUR API KEY"
    // Set API key as environmental variable
    // apiKey := os.Getenv("API_KEY")

    // Create a client, specifying your API key
    client := pdl.New(apiKey)
    
    // Create a parameters JSON object
    params := pdlmodel.AutocompleteParams {
        BaseParams: pdlmodel.BaseParams {
            Size: 20,
            Pretty: true,
        },
        AutocompleteBaseParams: pdlmodel.AutocompleteBaseParams {
            Field: "title",
            Text: "data",
        },
    }
    
    // Pass the parameters object to the Autocomplete API
    response, err := client.Autocomplete(context.Background(), params)
    // Check for successful response
    if err == nil {
        // Convert the API response to JSON
        jsonResponse, jsonErr := json.Marshal(response)
        // Print the API response
        if (jsonErr == nil) {
            fmt.Println(string(jsonResponse))
        }
    }
}
import requests, json

# Set your API key
API_KEY = "YOUR API KEY"

# Set the Autocomplete API URL
PDL_URL = "https://api.peopledatalabs.com/v5/autocomplete"

# Create a parameters JSON object
PARAMS = {
    "api_key": API_KEY,
    "field": "title",
    "text": "data",
    "size": 20,
    "pretty": True
}

# Pass the parameters object to the Autocomplete API
json_response = requests.get(PDL_URL, params=PARAMS).json()

# Print the API response in JSON format
print(json_response)

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