There is something about OAuth that brings out the worst in techies. You can see it when someone asks how to get started with OAuth on the Twitter development talk mailing list. The general response is “get a copy of library X, and you’re all set.” Well if downloading a library would solve the problem, […]
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The first day has gone well. I announced the code on the Twitter dev list, and got 16 visitors to the site. The good thing is that the average pages per visitor was 7, and they spent an average of 11 minutes on the site. So people who get to the code are giving it […]
I just opened up access to version 0.10 of my free Twitter source code library. At first it just has modules for a tweet aggregation database and a tweet display plugin. My next module will be a WordPress display plugin. I also have a lot of tutorials planned that can use this source code as […]
I’ve been cleaning up the code the last few days. I finally got around to switching to tweet entities. They’ve been around for a while, but every time people complained about a problem Twitter HQ said that developers should code for their occasional disappearance. I don’t have time to code for a major data component […]
I finally finished the last tweaks to the JS file. Doing Ajax from within a JS file HTML loaded by a plugin requires some interesting adjustments. I didn’t want to hard code the Ajax calls, so I had to capture the current URL of the plugin directory and save that in a hidden div within […]