January 27, 2009
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.
Behance provides an inspired environment for talent to meet opportunity. It's an online creative network where creative professionals showcase their work and companies discover and access that talent internationally. The idea was to build a platform that would give disorganized creatives the ability to bring their ideas to life and gain the exposure they deserve; giving them the time to focus on the creative process and not the maintenance or promotion of it. The Behance platform is accessible through the Behance API.
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.