[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Nik Fletcher
Hey Guys I'm Nik (@nikf) and work at Realmac Software in Brighton, England. We make a few Mac OS X applications - RapidWeaver / LittleSnapper and Socialite (previously known as Eventbox) which brings multiple social networks into one place. Whilst technically 'Support QA Manager' I also keep the

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: disparities between bit.ly Google Analytics?

2010-02-22 Thread Matthew Terenzio
Google Analytics is javascript based which means a browser or some environment that can execute JS needs to open a page for a pageview There are many more HTTP requests for a given URL. Bots, spiders, aggregators etc. Since Bit.ly and other shorteners are doing 301 redirects, they can't really

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth implemented, but still not seeing the from [App] in tweets

2010-02-22 Thread Manu
Hi Abraham, Yes, it should be automatic according to twitter api documentation, but it is not in my case. :( I'm still trying to figure out if I'm missing something/doing something wrong. So I double checked now. 1. My Twitter test account's 'connections' settings page shows my app having

[twitter-dev] Rate Limit Problem

2010-02-22 Thread jtrigsby
Greetings gang, I'm running into a problem that I suspect is rate limit related. I have an hourly job scheduled to fetch details of my followers. The first call checks the rate_limit and calculates the max number of getUser calls to make this hour. For example, if my remaining calls is 149, it

[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread twittelator
They call me @twittelator probably because I wrote Twittelator Pro Free, full featured iPhone twitter clients that shipped on day 1 of the AppStore 2 years ago. I got started on the iPhone 22 years ago as one of the first third party developers for Steve Job's company 'NeXT' - and we're using

Re: [twitter-dev] Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Roberto Etcheverry
Hi, I'm Roberto Etcheverry (@retcheverry) and I'm a Perl and Python developer. I'm a Linux, vi and Perl fan since I can remember :) I've been working with the API since early 2009, using the excellent Net::Twitter module from Marc Mims (@semifor). I'm the developer behind twavel.com, a travel

[twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Is there a difference between using http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/update.format and http://api.twitter.com/statuses/update.format (without the /1/)?

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Scott Wilcox
I hear to get a link in that space you have to be sleeping with one of the team ;) On 22 Feb 2010, at 14:19, twittelator wrote: I'd love feature parity with Twitter web - like a flag to home timeline that would include RT's. I'd like access to xAUTH like some other vendors already have, to

Re: [twitter-dev] Rate Limit Problem

2010-02-22 Thread Scott Wilcox
Hi, Are you sure thats not the user you're requesting being suspended rather that you? Have you checked your HTTP response to see how many API calls you have left? Scott. On 22 Feb 2010, at 13:23, jtrigsby wrote: Greetings gang, I'm running into a problem that I suspect is rate limit

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Andrew Badera
I heard the ante's been up'd to a train. --ab On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 10:47 AM, Scott Wilcox sc...@tig.gr wrote: I hear to get a link in that space you have to be sleeping with one of the team ;) On 22 Feb 2010, at 14:19, twittelator wrote: I'd love feature parity with Twitter web - like

[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Mike Champion
Hey folks, I'm Mike Champion, a Ruby/Rails developer outside Boston working at oneforty.com. I've worked with the Twitter API for a couple years off on, working on a friend recommendation site called whoshouldifollow.com (trying to help the on-ramp problem) and wrote a Twitter integration for a

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Ryan Alford
I *believe* Twitter is moving to versioning the API(which is what the /1/ means..it's version 1). So I would use the URL with the /1/, since the other way be deprecated in the future. Ryan On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Dmitri Snytkine d.snytk...@gmail.comwrote: Is there a difference

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Raffi Krikorian
yeah - please use the /1 URLs. if api.twitter.com works without /1, then that's inadvertent, and we'll probably fix that. On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 9:18 AM, Ryan Alford ryanalford...@gmail.comwrote: I *believe* Twitter is moving to versioning the API(which is what the /1/ means..it's version

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Ryan Alford
Raffi, Just so you know, http://twitter.com/statuses/update.format; also works. That's what I have been using in my app until today(moved to the versioning). Ryan On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: yeah - please use the /1 URLs. if api.twitter.com

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Raffi Krikorian
hi ryan. yup - those are the original update methods, right? like http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml http://twitter.com/statuses/update.json we haven't set a deprecation date for those yet - but developers should plan on it. please start to migrate to the api.twitter.com/1/ URLs. On Mon,

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Ryan Alford
Yes, those are the ones I am talking about. Ryan On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: hi ryan. yup - those are the original update methods, right? like http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml http://twitter.com/statuses/update.json we haven't set a

[twitter-dev] Using Twitter in Flash (and ONLY Flash (AS3))

2010-02-22 Thread Gislaine Ceregatti
Hi there! I've been trying to develop a widget to use Twitter on a Flash-based device my company has just released to market in Brazil. To provide you with an overview of the product, it is very similar do iPad (touchscreen) though it doesn't have an embedded browser and runs ONLY ON FLASH, it

[twitter-dev] OAuth with Twitter

2010-02-22 Thread iphoneholic
I had a few questions I was hoping someone could help answer for me: 1. Does Twitter support https:// on all of its API calls? 2. If so, is it possible to use PLAIN_TEXT signatures in OAuth? 3. Does a simple end-user iPhone app need to provide a full 3-legged OAuth request, or can the 2-legged

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Scott Wilcox
Hi, On that note, I'd be willing to help the community out more too. Scott. On 22 Feb 2010, at 17:03, Mike Champion wrote: Hey folks, I'm Mike Champion, a Ruby/Rails developer outside Boston working at oneforty.com. I've worked with the Twitter API for a couple years off on, working on

[twitter-dev] Re: Suspension whilst testing Oauth...

2010-02-22 Thread Brian Sutorius
I can't find a ticket under your email address. Can you please reply with the number? You can do so privately, if you want. Brian On Feb 20, 3:06 pm, Drclohite drcloh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Guys I am toward the end of writing an AIR application using FLEX. I have bought signature

[twitter-dev] Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread John Kalucki
A number of developers have reported abandoned connection issues on the Streaming API starting, perhaps, about two weeks ago. The symptoms include a long-established TCP connection to stream.twitter.com going quiet, with the connection mysteriously held open for perhaps hours afterward. After

[twitter-dev] Re: disparities between bit.ly Google Analytics?

2010-02-22 Thread Rex Dixon
The official Bit.ly Answer: What you're seeing are total decodes, as opposed to total click- throughs measured by JavaScript on the page. Decodes can be caused by bots, and by applications, like browser plug-ins, which expand the underlying url without causing a click-through. If you download a

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Isaiah Carew
i'm bound to forget this in about an hour. is this old/new versioned/not listed somewhere in the API docs? On Feb 22, 2010, at 9:42 AM, Ryan Alford wrote: Yes, those are the ones I am talking about. Ryan On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: hi

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate Limit Problem

2010-02-22 Thread jtrigsby
Wow, I hadn't thought of that. I'll check that out! Thanks. On Feb 23, 9:45 am, Scott Wilcox sc...@tig.gr wrote: Hi, Are you sure thats not the user you're requesting being suspended rather that you? Have you checked your HTTP response to see how many API calls you have left? Scott. On

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Canadaka
I'm I think this could be the problem I've been having. My connection to the streaming API stays connected and works fine initially, but often over time the new tweets stop streaming in, but the connection is still active. I have to stop and restart the process. I've been using the streaming API

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Raffi Krikorian
the API wiki docs were painstakingly converted to use the api.twitter.com/1endpoint. if you spot a place we missed, feel free to pass it along! thanks! On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Isaiah Carew isa...@mac.com wrote: i'm bound to forget this in about an hour. is this old/new

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Ryan Alford
Its actually listed on all of the twitter api method pages, except for the OAuth methods. Ryan Sent from my DROID On Feb 22, 2010 1:58 PM, Isaiah Carew isa...@mac.com wrote: i'm bound to forget this in about an hour. is this old/new versioned/not listed somewhere in the API docs? On Feb

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread John Kalucki
One further note: A reasonable workaround for the moment is to, if your client allows iotcls, set a socket timeout of about 90 seconds on your streaming api connection. The servers currently send a newline every 30 seconds. If you stop receiving newlines for 90 seconds, your connection is probably

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Ryan Alford
The documentation for the 4 OAuth methods do not show the versioning URL. I didn't know if they were moved over or not. Ryan Sent from my DROID On Feb 22, 2010 2:08 PM, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: the API wiki docs were painstakingly converted to use the

[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Damon C
Hi folks, I'm Damon Cortesi (@dacort) and have been addicted to building Twitter apps for the past two years now. I wrote my first Twitter app in 2007. It was a perl script that downloaded your tweets and inserted them into an iWork Numbers template to graph your timeline and top replies[1]. That

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Damon C
Hey John, +1 on experiencing that issue this morning. Let me know if there's any way I can help. dpc On Feb 22, 10:51 am, John Kalucki j...@twitter.com wrote: A number of developers have reported abandoned connection issues on the Streaming API starting, perhaps, about two weeks ago. The

Re: [twitter-dev] Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Marc Mims
* John Kalucki j...@twitter.com [100222 10:51]: If you had a correlative experience within a minute or so of 15:55 UTC, please respond to this message. Indeed, I did. From the application log: 2010/02/22 07:56:14 9481340618: RT @whitehouse: The Presi... 2010/02/22 07:57:14 timeout 2010/02/22

Re: [twitter-dev] Which api url to use?

2010-02-22 Thread Isaiah Carew
the docs wiki pages list the end-point URLs such as: http://search.twitter.com/search.format and http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/home_timeline.format but it doesn't say much about the 1 being a version number, or about why some endpoints (e.g. search) have a different base URL than others,

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Stephen Smith
I also experienced an interruption this morning at that time. Stephen

[twitter-dev] Re: Rate Limit Problem

2010-02-22 Thread jtrigsby
That was exactly the problem! Thanks Scott... I never would have thought of that! jtrigsby On Feb 23, 9:45 am, Scott Wilcox sc...@tig.gr wrote: Hi, Are you sure thats not the user you're requesting being suspended rather that you? Have you checked your HTTP response to see how many API

[twitter-dev] Re: Is it OK to store token in COOKIE?

2010-02-22 Thread Scott Carter
An alternative is to encrypt the token secret. Keep the encrypted secret on the server and the encryption key in a cookie. - Scott On Feb 17, 9:27 am, John Meyer john.l.me...@gmail.com wrote: On 2/17/2010 5:32 AM, Dmitri Snytkine wrote: Just wondering, is it a bad practive for a web-based

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: disparities between bit.ly Google Analytics?

2010-02-22 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Thanks!! We see so much in the social media marketing space about measuring ROI and competing on analytics that it's difficult to get executive buy-in where we know they should be going. Real-time is where the analytics market is going - I'm really surprised Google hasn't put up something

Re: [twitter-dev] Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Kim Leloup
connection issue around 15:56 UTC, see our log below: 22-02-2010 16:55:41 - Consume rate: 13 status/sec (764 total), avg enqueueStatus(): 1.51ms, avg checkFilterPredicates(): 349.46ms (12 total) over 60 seconds. 22-02-2010 16:56:18 - Phirehose connection error occured: 22-02-2010 16:56:18 -

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Scott Wilcox
Same issue here, over the past six hours more than ever. On 22 Feb 2010, at 19:13, John Kalucki wrote: One further note: A reasonable workaround for the moment is to, if your client allows iotcls, set a socket timeout of about 90 seconds on your streaming api connection. The servers

[twitter-dev] Re: Where is the group for end user ?

2010-02-22 Thread Brian Sutorius
Twitter's help center for end users can be found at http://twitter.com/help/start . We have an article about not showing up in search: http://help.twitter.com/forums/10713-troubleshooting/entries/42646-i-can-t-find-my-tweets-in-twitter-search and I see that you've filed a ticket already. Our

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Rate Limit Problem

2010-02-22 Thread Scott Wilcox
No problem. :) Scott On 22 Feb 2010, at 19:18, jtrigsby wrote: That was exactly the problem! Thanks Scott... I never would have thought of that! jtrigsby On Feb 23, 9:45 am, Scott Wilcox sc...@tig.gr wrote: Hi, Are you sure thats not the user you're requesting being suspended rather

[twitter-dev] Apache HTTP Server Stopped Working

2010-02-22 Thread Diego Alvarado
Hello! I am dealing with an issue with the twitter OAuth PHP example by Abraham Williams. Once a allow acces to my twitter account, the browser can't redirect me to the callback URL. Firefox shows the conexion was reset error and windows (Vista Home Basic) shows me an error: Apache HTTP Server

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Misja Hoebe
John, thanks for looking into this. I experienced an interruption at the same time, 15.55 UTC. Misja On 22 feb, 19:51, John Kalucki j...@twitter.com wrote: A number of developers have reported abandoned connection issues on the Streaming API starting, perhaps, about two weeks ago. The symptoms

Re: [twitter-dev] oauth/authenticate language options

2010-02-22 Thread Mark McBride
Would it be possible to get a full HTTP conversation, as well as the IPs you're connecting from? We choose a language based on 1) The logged in user's language setting (which shouldn't apply here) 2) The browser's Accept-Language header 3) A guess based on IP, but *only* for the logged out home

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread John Kalucki
I don't believe that we've seen this issue since 15:55 UTC. If you've been seeing hangs more often, it's possible that you are experiencing another problem. Or, equally likely, there is another set of things going wrong. I've restarted the cluster twice today, but this shouldn't cause hanging --

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I have data from the sample stream with a gap at the time in question if you'd like it. The last tweet before the gap is status ID 9481349102 created at Mon Feb 22 15:56:27 + 2010. The first tweet after the gap is status ID 9481743502 created at Mon Feb 22 16:06:34 + 2010. I am connected

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Marc Mims
On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 1:53 PM, Scott Wilcox sc...@tig.gr wrote: Same issue here, over the past six hours more than ever. * John Kalucki j...@twitter.com [100222 14:25]: I don't believe that we've seen this issue since 15:55 UTC. If you've been seeing hangs more often, it's possible that

[twitter-dev] Privacy issue: OAuth app. with read-only access can read my DMs

2010-02-22 Thread vsr
Hi, I was thinking of a twitter app where a user would sign in with OAuth to verify that he is the intended user. The app would use 'read only' access type as it doesn't really need to post anything. Now with read-only access, the app can read one's tweets, mentions, protected friends' tweets

[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread howard
Great to see the variety of folks on the list. I'm the founder of the just released http://www.twavatars.com/ , your twitter avatar's little helper. I worked hard to get it to be a cool, fun and easy little tool. I'd love to get some feedback from anyone who's got the time and willingness to do

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Scott Wilcox
Hi John, I've had the same setup for a while now without issue, but from 17:00GMT I started getting connections dropped, then once connected they'd just hang. I'll look into the lib and make sure its not my end. Scott. On 22 Feb 2010, at 22:25, John Kalucki wrote: I don't believe that we've

[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Gina Trapani
Hi list, I'm @ginatrapani, and I'm working on ThinkTank (http:// thinktankapp.com), an install-it-yourself webapp that archives your tweets, friends, followers, and mentions and makes curating/filtering tweet replies easier. (It also makes use of Abraham's TwitterOAuth library, so THANK YOU kind

[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Shannon Whitley
Hi, I'm Shannon Whitley. I prefer .NET coding, but I do a lot of work in PHP these days (thanks to WordPress and Facebook). A few of my projects are listed on http://whitleymedia.com, but my favorite is still a Twitter Excel client (that some suggested should be named Excreet). I run Chat

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-22 Thread Sergi
I experienced the problem for the last time today - in fact now yesterday - at 15:55 and after 5 minutes Phirehose reconnected. [22-Feb-2010 15:55:25] Phirehose: Consume rate: 0 status/sec (1 total), avg enqueueStatus(): 0.05ms, avg checkFilterPredicates(): 0.01ms (3 total) over 60 seconds.

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Abraham Williams
This is awesome. Almost 40 introductions and still rolling. Maybe the @twitterapi/team will join in soon. Abraham On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 16:04, Shannon Whitley swhit...@whitleymedia.comwrote: Hi, I'm Shannon Whitley. I prefer .NET coding, but I do a lot of work in PHP these days (thanks

Re: [twitter-dev] Privacy issue: OAuth app. with read-only access can read my DMs

2010-02-22 Thread Abraham Williams
Currently there are no controls. It is all or nothing. I'm less concerned with applications reading DMs and more concerned with any application that has write permissions being able to delete *all* of my content and take over my account. Abraham On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 15:08, vsr

Re: [twitter-dev] Apache HTTP Server Stopped Working

2010-02-22 Thread Abraham Williams
Have you checked your server error logs? They should point you in the correct direction or at least where to start. Abraham On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:48, Diego Alvarado daa...@gmail.com wrote: Hello! I am dealing with an issue with the twitter OAuth PHP example by Abraham Williams. Once a

[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread raffi
hey guys. i'm @raffi. i was hired aboard the @twitterapi team in july of last year by @al3x and @rsarver. at the time, i was looking for a place that would really give me the chance to work on really hard problems, work with really smart people, and also allow me to really make an impact on

RE: [twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread mycroftt
Howdy, I'm Donald Page from Tennesse. I'm an unemployed wannabe programmer. My experience with the twitter API came after an acquaintance asked me to build him a twitter application. I built a quick and dirty app for him but his finances fel through and nothing came of it. After following the

Re: [twitter-dev] OAuth with Twitter

2010-02-22 Thread Raffi Krikorian
1. Does Twitter support https:// on all of its API calls? yup. 2. If so, is it possible to use PLAIN_TEXT signatures in OAuth? nope. 3. Does a simple end-user iPhone app need to provide a full 3-legged OAuth request, or can the 2-legged OAuth variant be used as referenced in the

[twitter-dev] Authorize page for desk-top apps

2010-02-22 Thread Zhami
When I invoke the authorize URL with a oauth_token, the Allow/Deny page comes up. My app is a desk-top app, not a Web site. Most of the text seems to reflect this, except on the right side, where it says: Twitter takes your privacy very seriously. Please ensure that you trust this website with

[twitter-dev] Re: Introduce yourself!

2010-02-22 Thread Zhami
Hey fellow Twitter developers, I'm Stuart Malin (@zhami). I'm developing a Mac/Cocoa desk-top app for interacting with Twitter. I've been working on it for a year now (slow pace of development). It has a unique (and rather cool, if I may say so) U/X, unlike anything out there. I am presently

Re: [twitter-dev] Apache HTTP Server Stopped Working

2010-02-22 Thread Andrew Badera
Is Windows Firewall running? Try both explicit exceptions as well as turning it entirely off. Also, what's your callback actually look like? Are you localhost'g it or otherwise? ∞ Andy Badera ∞ +1 518-641-1280 Google Voice ∞ This email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private ∞ Google me:

[twitter-dev] Permanent Profile URL

2010-02-22 Thread Paul Tarjan
Is there a permanent profile URL for users? Something like http://twitter.com/account/profile?user_id=14757201 I'd like something that is ID based (since users can change their short form) but is guaranteed to resolve for a while. Possibly even 302ing to the http://twitter.com/name I could use

[twitter-dev] What's expected in a good User Agent?

2010-02-22 Thread enderp
Hi all, I'm using the search API with CURL and I know how to set a user agent. My question is, what does twitter want to see there? A unique English word name? A random string (so it's sure to be unique)? An email? Something else? Thanks for any help.