Twitter exposes its data via an Application Programming Interface (API). This document is the official reference for that functionality.
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Updates, announcements, great apps, and more from the @twitterapi team.
Develop Twitter API application in django and deploy on Google App Engine
Twitter’s robust REST API enables building of good applications that leverage its increasingly large and real-time data.
Google’s cloud system App Engine not only provides a scalable platform for deploying applications, but also proves to be economically viable because of its pay per resource usage model and a large free quota.
Thanks to some very nice open source libraries for quite a few programming languages, interacting with the Twitter API has become exceedingly simple. In this article we’ll be looking at different ways to pull in data from Twitter.
The libraries page of Twitter’s API wiki is a good place to start. For these examples I’m going to use the php-twitter class, but I’ll include the requests and responses so this doesn’t turn out to be all PHP. After all, the API itself doesn’t care which language I’m using.
The php-twitter zip archive contains some nested folders and finally a file: class.twitter.php. You’ll eventually get to it, so keep opening those folders!
In this post I want to illustrate a super simple way to work with Twitter API and PHP. In particular, this tutorial explains how to get public updates from Twitter public timeline and display them in a web page with a custom style using CSS. In order to get Twitter updates I used Twitterlibphp (a PHP implementation of the Twitter API) that allows you to take advantage of it from within your PHP applications.
Twitter appears on innumerable personal and professional websites nowadays, whether it is a simple “Follow me” badge in the header or a display of the author’s latest tweets in the sidebar. No longer a fad, Twitter is now a necessity for every website, not just for sharing your thoughts and keeping in touch with people, but also for marketing, advertising and even searching. But you may be wondering, How can I make Twitter work the way I want on my website?
Below, we present Twitter Web Designer and Developer Toolbox, API and Tutorials, a series of tutorials, links, references, libraries and plug-ins that will help you do everything you’ve always wanted to do with Twitter.
Use the Twitter and TinyURL APIs to Create a WordPress Plugin
After the success of the release of our first WordPress plugin, Are You Sure?, we’ve decided to show you how to make a super simple WordPress plugin that uses the TinyURL and Twitter API. The plugin we will create will add a little link to the end of each individual post, this link will allow the users to send the title of the page they are reading, along with a tinyurl link to the page. Lets get coding!