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..
While creating SlideCasts, we recommend the Internet Archive (www.archive.org) to host your mp3 audio files.
Here’s why – It’s free, gives you unrestricted bandwidth, supports Creative Commons licenses and readily gives a slidecasting friendly mp3 URL. Lots of users have been using the archives for uploading their audio … Read More..
My personal favorite presentation of the evening was from Peter … Read More..
9th June Midnight (1:00 AM): SlideShare is down right now for some schedule maintenance; this is likely to take a couple of hours… we are upgrading some of our servers; this should help us speed up the website… please bear with us. … Read More..
There’s a new way to author powerpoint! It’s called 280Slides, and it launched today.
280Slides is a web application, but it really feels much more like a desktop application. It’s free to use, and has a bunch of very “webby” features (you can grab photos from flickr and … Read More..
The slideshare developers group on google has been a hive of activity lately! Two really useful API kits were released only yesterday.
Raymon Camden released his coldfusion kit for the SlideShare API.. It’s important to note that this act was dependent not only on his ability and interest in … Read More..