We have rolled out a new API call which retrieves metadata for any slideshow on Slideshare. By passing the slideshow ID or the Slideshare URL, the API call can return slideshow details such as
- The slideshow ID, Title, Description, Embed Code, doc (passed to player), Total number of slides… Read More..
Wired magazine asked Nancy Duarte for advice regarding creating great presentations. For those who don’t know Nancy, she is well known in the field of presentations (her company Duarte Design has done some great work, including working with Al Gore on his Inconvenient Truth slideshow).
Nancy gave several pieces of … Read More..
If you care about presentations, design or how to be a better communicator, then come by the SlideShare office this Friday evening. Garr Reynolds of Presentation Zen fame is visiting the Bay Area and I am excited that he will be visiting the SlideShare office and giving a talk there. … Read More..
SlideShare users who want to mashup slides with video – now you can do that using Omnisio. They have created a cool tool to do such mashups. You can see an example below. Its very nicely done. They just launched today.
One note to the Omnisio founders: Omnisio … Read More..
First of all, a HUGE thanks to the SlideShare community for making this day happen. It would have been impossible without the millions of users who visit SlideShare every day. As a tribute, we have put together a small collage (below) of just SOME of our most active users… though … Read More..
We have some good news to share! SlideShare was named one of the top learning tools for 2008. Its 14th in the list, above Flickr, YouTube, Twitter. I love all those sites, but have to admit, it makes me happy to see that people in the learning … Read More..
SlideShare is offline right now. If you want to know the backstory and learn what’s been going on for the past week, read this TechCrunch story. We want you to know that we care about the freedom of speech and do not arbitrarily take content down.
Thanks for all … Read More..
For the past week or so, many of you have reported problems with conversion. Some of you have waited hours for your files to appear on SlideShare. Others have lost files after trying to update them. I wanted to offer my personal apologies for all these problems. We had already … Read More..