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GetLanguagesForSpeak Method

Retrieves the languages available for speech synthesis.

Request
Method Request URI
GET http://api.microsofttranslator.com/V2/Http.svc/GetLanguagesForSpeak

Parameters
Parameter Description

appId

Required. If the Authorization header is used, leave the appid field empty else a string containing "Bearer" + " " + access token.


Request Headers

The following table describes required and optional request headers.

Request Header Description

Authorization

Required. Specify the the value of access_token in format "Bearer" + " " + Access Token Value


Response
Return value
A string array containing the language codes supported for speech synthesis by the Translator Service.

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Bing App ID is deprecated and is no longer supported.   Please obtain an access token to use the Microsoft Translator API. For details, go here.


Example

C#
PHP

                                            
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.IO;
using System.Net;
using System.Runtime.Serialization;
using System.Runtime.Serialization.Json;
using System.Text;
using System.Web;
namespace MicrosoftTranslatorSdk.SoapSamples
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            AdmAccessToken admToken;
            string headerValue;
            //Get Client Id and Client Secret from https://datamarket.azure.com/developer/applications/
            AdmAuthentication admAuth = new AdmAuthentication("clientId", "clientSecret");
            try
            {
                admToken = admAuth.GetAccessToken();
                DateTime tokenReceived = DateTime.Now;
                // Create a header with the access_token property of the returned token
                headerValue = "Bearer " + admToken.access_token;
                GetLanguagesForSpeakMethod(headerValue);
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {

                Console.WriteLine(ex.Message);
                Console.WriteLine("Press any key to continue...");
                Console.ReadKey(true);
            }


        }

        private static void GetLanguagesForSpeakMethod(string authToken)
        {

            string uri = "http://api.microsofttranslator.com/v2/Http.svc/GetLanguagesForSpeak";
            HttpWebRequest httpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(uri);
            httpWebRequest.Headers.Add("Authorization", authToken);
            WebResponse response = null;
            try
            {
                response = httpWebRequest.GetResponse();
                using (Stream stream = response.GetResponseStream())
                {

                    System.Runtime.Serialization.DataContractSerializer dcs = new System.Runtime.Serialization.DataContractSerializer(typeof(List<string>));
                    List<string> languagesForSpeak = (List<string>)dcs.ReadObject(stream);
                    Console.WriteLine("The languages available for speak are: ");
                    languagesForSpeak.ForEach(a => Console.WriteLine(a));
                    Console.WriteLine("Press any key to continue...");
                    Console.ReadKey(true);
                }
            }
            catch
            {
                throw;
            }
            finally
            {
                if (response != null)
                {
                    response.Close();
                    response = null;
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

                                            

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<?php

class AccessTokenAuthentication {
    /*
     * Get the access token.
     *
     * @param string $grantType    Grant type.
     * @param string $scopeUrl     Application Scope URL.
     * @param string $clientID     Application client ID.
     * @param string $clientSecret Application client ID.
     * @param string $authUrl      Oauth Url.
     *
     * @return string.
     */
    function getTokens($grantType, $scopeUrl, $clientID, $clientSecret, $authUrl){
        try {
            //Initialize the Curl Session.
            $ch = curl_init();
            //Create the request Array.
            $paramArr = array (
                 'grant_type'    => $grantType,
                 'scope'         => $scopeUrl,
                 'client_id'     => $clientID,
                 'client_secret' => $clientSecret
            );
            //Create an Http Query.//
            $paramArr = http_build_query($paramArr);
            //Set the Curl URL.
            curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $authUrl);
            //Set HTTP POST Request.
            curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, TRUE);
            //Set data to POST in HTTP "POST" Operation.
            curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $paramArr);
            //CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER- TRUE to return the transfer as a string of the return value of curl_exec().
            curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, TRUE);
            //CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER- Set FALSE to stop cURL from verifying the peer's certificate.
            curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, false);
            //Execute the  cURL session.
            $strResponse = curl_exec($ch);
            //Get the Error Code returned by Curl.
            $curlErrno = curl_errno($ch);
            if($curlErrno){
                $curlError = curl_error($ch);
                throw new Exception($curlError);
            }
            //Close the Curl Session.
            curl_close($ch);
            //Decode the returned JSON string.
            $objResponse = json_decode($strResponse);
            if ($objResponse->error){
                throw new Exception($objResponse->error_description);
            }
            return $objResponse->access_token;
        } catch (Exception $e) {
            echo "Exception-".$e->getMessage();
        }
    }
}

/*
 * Class:HTTPTranslator
 *
 * Processing the translator request.
 */
Class HTTPTranslator {
    /*
     * Create and execute the HTTP CURL request.
     *
     * @param string $url        HTTP Url.
     * @param string $authHeader Authorization Header string.
     * @param string $postData   Data to post.
     *
     * @return string.
     *
     */
    function curlRequest($url, $authHeader, $postData=''){
        //Initialize the Curl Session.
        $ch = curl_init();
        //Set the Curl url.
        curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
        //Set the HTTP HEADER Fields.
        curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array($authHeader,"Content-Type: text/xml"));
        //CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER- TRUE to return the transfer as a string of the return value of curl_exec().
        curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, TRUE);
        //CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER- Set FALSE to stop cURL from verifying the peer's certificate.
        curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, False);
        if($postData) {
            //Set HTTP POST Request.
            curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, TRUE);
            //Set data to POST in HTTP "POST" Operation.
            curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $postData);
        }
        //Execute the  cURL session.
        $curlResponse = curl_exec($ch);
        //Get the Error Code returned by Curl.
        $curlErrno = curl_errno($ch);
        if ($curlErrno) {
            $curlError = curl_error($ch);
            throw new Exception($curlError);
        }
        //Close a cURL session.
        curl_close($ch);
        return $curlResponse;
    }

    /*
     * Create Request XML Format.
     *
     * @param string $languageCode  Language code
     *
     * @return string.
     */
    function createReqXML($languageCodes) {
        //Create the Request XML.
        $requestXml = '<ArrayOfstring xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/2003/10/Serialization/Arrays" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">';
        if(sizeof($languageCodes) > 0){
            foreach($languageCodes as $codes)
            $requestXml .= "<string>$codes</string>";
        } else {
            throw new Exception('$languageCodes array is empty.');
        }
        $requestXml .= '</ArrayOfstring>';
        return $requestXml;
    }
}

try {
    //Client ID of the application.
    $clientID       = "clientId";
    //Client Secret key of the application.
    $clientSecret = "ClientSecret";
    //OAuth Url.
    $authUrl      = "https://datamarket.accesscontrol.windows.net/v2/OAuth2-13/";
    //Application Scope Url
    $scopeUrl     = "http://api.microsofttranslator.com";
    //Application grant type
    $grantType    = "client_credentials";

    //Create the AccessTokenAuthentication object.
    $authObj      = new AccessTokenAuthentication();
    //Get the Access token.
    $accessToken  = $authObj->getTokens($grantType, $scopeUrl, $clientID, $clientSecret, $authUrl);
    //Create the authorization Header string.
    $authHeader = "Authorization: Bearer ". $accessToken;

    //Call the Detect Method.
    $url = "http://api.microsofttranslator.com/V2/Http.svc/GetLanguagesForSpeak";

    //Create the Translator Object.
    $translatorObj = new HTTPTranslator();

    // Call the curlRequest.
    $curlResponse =$translatorObj->curlRequest($url, $authHeader);

    //Interprets a string of XML into an object.
    $xmlObj = simplexml_load_string($curlResponse);

    $languageCodes = array();
    foreach($xmlObj->string as $language){
        $languageCodes[] = $language;
    }

    /*
     * Get the language Names from languageCodes.
     */

    $locale = 'en';
    $getLanguageNamesurl = "http://api.microsofttranslator.com/V2/Http.svc/GetLanguageNames?locale=$locale";

    //Get the Request XML Format.
    $requestXml = $translatorObj->createReqXML($languageCodes);
    
    //Call the curlReqest.
    $curlResponse = $translatorObj->curlRequest($getLanguageNamesurl, $authHeader, $requestXml);

    //Parse the XML string.
    $xmlObj = simplexml_load_string($curlResponse);
    $i=0;
    echo "<table border=2px>";
    echo "<tr>";
    echo "<td><b>LanguageCodes</b></td><td><b>Language Names</b></td>";
    echo "</tr>";
    foreach ($xmlObj->string as $language) {
        echo "<tr><td>".$languageCodes[$i]."</td><td>". $language ."</td></tr>";
        $i++;
    }
    echo "</table>";
} catch (Exception $e) {
    echo "Exception: " . $e->getMessage() . PHP_EOL;
}
                                            
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