Twitter Application Development For Dummies

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Get the guide to planning, developing and monetizing apps for Twitter!

Twitter is the one of the hottest trends in social networking. With several million users, Twitter’s popularity is growing everyday. Twitter will continue to increase user base while third-party companies keep popping up all over to make money building Twitter apps for phones, advertising tools, analytics/management tools and more. Some of the most popular Twitter apps include TwitPic, Twhirl, TweetDeck, and FriendorFollow. With this book, author Dusty Reagan uses one of his unpublished Twitter app ideas and takes you through the API, idea creation, development, and monetization of the app. Twitter Application Development For Dummies offers advice on creating interesting applications, looks at what types of applications thrive, discusses creating unique applications, explains how to make money, examines the business aspects of the process, reviews browsing and downloading applications, addresses protecting your information, and more.

Twitter’s API is open and third-party companies and developers are creating all kinds of apps ranging from analytical tools to advertising tools to tools The author is going to use one of his unpublished Twitter app ideas Walks the reader through covering the API, idea creation, development, and monetization of the app

Twitter Application Development For Dummies will get you up and running so you can create great apps for Twitter from the creator of one of the most popular apps!

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Kevin Smith - last year

Comprehensive and amazingly detailed.

JT - last year

I want to like it There is a lot of good info in this book regarding the Twitter API, but all of it is available online. The whole thing is implemented in basic authentication, which Twitter removed in August, so none of the examples will work as written. Since this was published in May, I am not sure if the author was lazy and didn’t want to implement everything in oauth, or if this was a publishing decision. Either way, you have to do a lot of experimenting to get the examples to work with oauth. Even if you use oauth, the examples are coded in Zend Framework, which is known for its larger learning curve. Being a developer, I am not sure why he covers setting up hosting accounts, and like one review said all the extra fluff, I am sure this is more of a publishing decision. The book would be really thin if it didn’t.You can learn everything from this book in a lot less time, and a lot easier using something like Abraham’s PHP library and some web tutorials. If you are not a PHP dev, this…

Callie - last year

Clear, useful and comprehensive

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