View the latest Twitter trends across the globe and see what humanity is thinking right NOW! Select a trend and view the locations visually using red bouncing markers! Added popular trends for more fun and a robot for hourly scan to get local trends and store them in a database for improved experience and performance. Now there are 150 locations. Select any location to center the map around it. Latest Vs older trends are differentiated using different colors! Click on a trend link in the popup to see the tweets on Twitter!
Salesforce.com is holding its flagship event Dreamforce at Moscone Center in San Franscisco this week, and before we spend time covering some of its new initiatives in what the company calls the Social Enterprise, I thought it would be a good time to review the APIs that developers can use as part of the DeveloperForce program.
Though Google Maps may still be the choice of most developers, Bing continues to be a contender. Microsoft evangelist Chris Pendleton points out a new Weather.com feature and mentions it has used the service since back when it was called Virtual Earth (the switch only happened this June).
ProductPlan API allows programmatic access to a product planning platform, with methods to list roadmaps, import ideas as bars, synchronize title/description and other fields, manage bars, and more....