January 27, 2009
Culture24's SOAP API allows developers to import or query Culture24's events, resources, and venue information such as opening hours and address, among other types of data from their Direct Data Entry Database. The API has a single method, SearchRetrieve, by passing a SearchRetrieveRequest that returns a SearchRetrieveResponse in XML.
A long time wishlist item for ProgrammableWeb was rolled-out over the weekend: big screenshots for the mashups. Many readers had commented that having thumbnail images was nice but it would be much handier to have screenshots large enough to get a good sense of what the mashup site really was.
Trailforks runs "a user-powered mountain bike trail database currently focused on BC, Canada," to report on trail conditions and what is required to upgrade them.Notes for the Trailforks API are like the bike trails it reports on: rough. But the site's creator, Trevor May, promises more documentation soon.