Re: [twitter-dev] Are there anyway to retrieve user profile from twitter API

2010-03-04 Thread Thomas Woolway
When you get the access token back from Twitter after the OAuth step, it should also include some basic user information - including the user id, from memory. Hope this helps, Tom On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 4:56 PM, xhe hexuf...@gmail.com wrote: I now want to enable user to link their twitter

Re: [twitter-dev] complete Retweet functionality in thirdparty apps

2010-03-04 Thread srikanth reddy
And has a count parameter that can return up to 200. Still it is not a reliable method. As i mentioned earlier the data in 'retweets_by_me' may not overlap with 'retweet_by_others' . I am looking for a response from someone who has implemented the whole retweet functionalty in their app.(Any

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth Rate Limit Increase - Not seeing it

2010-03-04 Thread Nik Fletcher
Hi Guys http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1501 Cheers -N On Mar 3, 9:42 pm, Milen mi...@thecosmicmachine.com wrote: I couldn't agree more, it's pretty lame that: a) the rate limit method returns incorrect results b) only rate limited requests return any rate limiting

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth rate limit question

2010-03-04 Thread Nik Fletcher
Hi Raffi I've filed the issue on Google Code so that folks can keep in the loop about this: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1501 Let me know if you need any further information! Cheers -N On Mar 3, 1:57 pm, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: Well - it seems to me

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: OAuth Rate Limit Increase - Not seeing it

2010-03-04 Thread Ryan Alford
Thanks Ryan Sent from my DROID On Mar 4, 2010 5:41 AM, Nik Fletcher nik.fletc...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Guys http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1501 Cheers -N On Mar 3, 9:42 pm, Milen mi...@thecosmicmachine.com wrote: I couldn't agree more, it's pretty l...

Re: [twitter-dev] complete Retweet functionality in thirdparty apps

2010-03-04 Thread Brian Smith
srikanth reddy wrote: @Abraham One thing you cant do with the API is Preventing users from retweeting their friends retweet which has already been retweeted by the user . Never retweet a retweet. If the user selects a retweet and tries to retweet it, your app should find the original tweet's

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Deprecating /statuses/public_timeline resource on 4/5/10

2010-03-04 Thread Raffi Krikorian
especially considering how surprisingly complex this endpoint is to maintain. On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 9:06 PM, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: One less method for Twitter to maintain when the data is available through the Streaming API. Abraham On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 20:21,

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: forcing api.twitter.com resources - tomorrow

2010-03-04 Thread Raffi Krikorian
hi all - just following up on this - i haven't seen any fallout from it, and i want to make sure that everything turned out ok. 2010/3/3 Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com yes - you could just use api.twitter.com for oauth methods. we're working on getting those moved to the versioned

Re: [twitter-dev] Deprecating /statuses/public_timeline resource on 4/5/10

2010-03-04 Thread Brian Smith
Ryan Sarver wrote: This is an announcement that we will be deprecating the */statuses/public_timeline* resource as of April 5th (4/5/10). Please let us know if there are any major concerns. Just to be perfectly clear: is it being deprecated or disabled on that date? Thanks, Brian

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Best Practice (Multiple Connections or Single)

2010-03-04 Thread Jonathan Strauss
First of all John, that may be the best Saturday night reply ever :-). We are trying to use the count parameter with the follow predicate on an account with shadow access role and have been getting some curious responses when testing. Here is a brief description of the testing scenarios: *

[twitter-dev] Problem sending tweets with nbsp chars

2010-03-04 Thread Roy Leban
Twitter is rejecting tweets as too long when the nbsp character is used. Here is an example tweet in plain text Clue 5 of 15: R _ C __ _ N _N _ _ E __ _ T E R__ _ _ N E E R_ N_ _ R _ C U L T U R E http://www.puzzazz.com/s348 [140 chars] And, as I'm sending it with the

[twitter-dev] What's the time to get xAuth request reviewed?

2010-03-04 Thread Anton Krasovsky
Hi Raffi, I wonder what's the approx time to get xAuth request reviewed? I've submitted mine good two weeks ago (#866246) and haven't heard of it since? I don't mind waiting, but I wonder if it might have fallen through the cracks somehow. Regards, Anton

[twitter-dev] reducing number of twitter requests needed

2010-03-04 Thread Lil Peck
I have my application cache the tweets in a database. It checks the last-modified datetime of the database file and if it has been at least 5 minutes since the last modification, then it matches the tweet id numbers against the ones in the database and if a tweet's id isn't in the database, it

[twitter-dev] Re: Obj-C xAuth Demo

2010-03-04 Thread loretoparisi
Great work! Thank you! On 3 Mar, 05:29, Isaiah Carew isa...@me.com wrote: Hi guys, For those looking to implement xAuth for Mac OS X, I've set up a complete working demo app.  It uses MGTwitterEngine and the OAConsumer libs to do the dirty work and just adds enough to implement the new

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

2010-03-04 Thread Marc Mims
* M. Edward (Ed) Borasky zzn...@gmail.com [100303 19:46]: I haven't looked at all of the libraries, but the two I've worked with, one in Ruby and one in Perl, both translate the raw JSON coming out of Streaming into native objects. This isn't going to scale, and Twitter recommends against it.

Re: [twitter-dev] What is the correct OAuth API endpoint

2010-03-04 Thread Thomas Woolway
It's good to know that this is the recommended URI root for OAuth. Any chance of getting the docs ( http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method:-oauth-access_token etc) updated to help out newcomers? Also, it might be worth adding a big NB that those resources aren't versioned - it's one of

Re: [twitter-dev] Problem sending tweets with nbsp chars

2010-03-04 Thread Taylor Singletary
Hi Roy, You shouldn't be sending spaces as nbsp; -- that's HTML entity encoding. It's best to send space characters as %20 instead. For example: You'd set your POST body to: status=There%20is%20%20%20%20%20space%20for%20love%20in%20%20%20the%20universe If you were trying to set the status

Re: [twitter-dev] complete Retweet functionality in thirdparty apps

2010-03-04 Thread srikanth reddy
The problem is with the original retweet status id only. we always give original status id for status/retweet method not your friends retweeted status id.After retweeting this original status how do you prevent the user from retweeting this original status again. On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 8:03 PM,

[twitter-dev] Re: Deprecating /statuses/public_timeline resource on 4/5/10

2010-03-04 Thread Hwee-Boon Yar
Is there a reasonable replacement to provide the same functionality in mobile apps? -- Hwee-Boon On Mar 5, 12:04 am, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: sorry - its being deprecated as of today.  it is being removed on 5 april 2010.  hope that clears up the confusion. On Thu, Mar 4,

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Best Practice (Multiple Connections or Single)

2010-03-04 Thread John Kalucki
The FEs keep a circular buffer of the last 150,000 tweets. The count parameter controls how much of that buffer is examined to create the historical dump before transitioning to live streaming. If the current tps rate is, say, 600, then the buffer holds the last 250 seconds worth of tweets. With a

[twitter-dev] Re: Deprecating /statuses/public_timeline resource on 4/5/10

2010-03-04 Thread Rich
Quite I am surprised to see this go, I'm not going to start using a streaming API on a mobile device so I'll have to remove that functionality from the app I guess. Seems like a shame, although I've no idea of the metrics of how many of my users check it. On Mar 4, 4:44 pm, Hwee-Boon Yar

Re: [twitter-dev] What is the correct OAuth API endpoint

2010-03-04 Thread Taylor Singletary
The OAuth steps in the apiwiki have been updated to reflect the preferred subdomain of api as well as a note about the URLs not being versioned yet. Thanks, Taylor On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 7:18 AM, Thomas Woolway tswool...@gmail.com wrote: It's good to know that this is the recommended URI root

[twitter-dev] XAuth access approval?

2010-03-04 Thread Caizer
Hi, I have requested xauth access for my 2 apps 3 days ago.. I mentioned my app id with consumer keys and secrets. And I received a reply saying I can go check at http://help.twitter.com/forums/31935/entries about problem(?) I have. Is this normal?.. if so... How long does it take time to get

[twitter-dev] Re: What is the correct OAuth API endpoint

2010-03-04 Thread Jaanus
Is there a reason why the OAuth URL in the api wiki could not be HTTPS by default? Why would you want to recommend HTTP over HTTPS? (I know that OAuth was designed to be safe over HTTP, immune against man-in- the-middle and all, but HTTPS just gives me a warm and fuzzy feel. ;) rgds, Jaanus On

[twitter-dev] Re: What tools do you use?

2010-03-04 Thread Rich
I use Objective-C Strict JSON parser Objective-C oAuth library and of course XCode to do all the hard work in :) On Windows TweetSharp and VisualStudio 2008 SVN for versioning everything On Feb 20, 3:21 am, Joe Mayo mayos...@gmail.com wrote: LINQ to Twitter -http://linqtotwitter.codeplex.com/

[twitter-dev] Re: Deprecating /statuses/public_timeline resource on 4/5/10

2010-03-04 Thread Carlos
What is the replacement for this endpoint for mobile applications? On Mar 3, 9:45 pm, Ryan Sarver rsar...@twitter.com wrote: This is an announcement that we will be deprecating the * /statuses/public_timeline* resource as of April 5th (4/5/10). Please let us know if there are any major

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: What is the correct OAuth API endpoint

2010-03-04 Thread Brian Smith
Jaanus wrote: Is there a reason why the OAuth URL in the api wiki could not be HTTPS by default? Why would you want to recommend HTTP over HTTPS? (I know that OAuth was designed to be safe over HTTP, immune against man-in- the-middle and all, but HTTPS just gives me a warm and fuzzy feel. ;) I

Re: [twitter-dev] complete Retweet functionality in thirdparty apps

2010-03-04 Thread Brian Smith
srikanth reddy wrote: The problem is with the original retweet status id only. we always give original status id for status/retweet method not your friends retweeted status id.After retweeting this original status how do you prevent the user from retweeting this original status again. As far

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: What is the correct OAuth API endpoint

2010-03-04 Thread Taylor Singletary
Good point. I'll considering encouraging it by default by presenting it that way. I certainly prefer it over https. A gating issue are design choices in many OAuth libraries where a base URL is utilized for both authorization steps and resource requests. If the base URL is https, then that

Re: [twitter-dev] XAuth access approval?

2010-03-04 Thread Taylor Singletary
Hi Caizer, We've got a bit of a queue on these right now and are working on clearing out. Thanks for you patience. Taylor On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 8:16 AM, Caizer cai...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I have requested xauth access for my 2 apps 3 days ago.. I mentioned my app id with consumer keys and

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Deprecating /statuses/public_timeline resource on 4/5/10

2010-03-04 Thread Zac Bowling
Yah, the public_timeline was awesome back in the really early days of twitter when volume was really low and you could actually keep up. Since then its a vestige of the original Twitter API that doesn't really work anymore because you can't see all tweets with it. It's just a limited random number

[twitter-dev] Re: .NET and oAuth update problems

2010-03-04 Thread Shannon Whitley
Desktop oAuth with .NET http://www.voiceoftech.com/swhitley/?p=856 This example includes an updated version of oAuth.cs and oAuthTwitter.cs It includes some changes to url encoding that one of my blog readers submitted. Those two files could be used in the web versions with minor adjustments.

[twitter-dev] Re: What is the correct OAuth API endpoint

2010-03-04 Thread Jaanus
The one other thing you might want to do is to update the interface on http://twitter.com/oauth, which is where you configure your OAuth apps. This returns you the URLs to use, which are now different from what the wiki says. twitter.com/oauth should also return the correct updated urls. On Mar

Re: [twitter-dev] Problem sending tweets with nbsp chars

2010-03-04 Thread Roy Leban
Hi Taylor, I tried %20 along with a lot of other things and nbsp; was the only thing that worked in all places -- the web, Twitter clients, and SMS messages to cell phones. Other than this problem, it has worked great for nine months. If Twitter has made changes such that %20 will now work where

[twitter-dev] Problems with home_timeline and since_id

2010-03-04 Thread Fernando Olivares
As mentioned in the topic, I'm having issues with home_timeline whenever I add the since_id parameter. Whenever I do a request with since_id, I only get 20 tweets back. This does not happen when I set the count parameter (i.e. I can ask for 25 tweets and get 25 tweets back, but if I ask tweets

[twitter-dev] 403 when posting URL

2010-03-04 Thread Dutch S
I just noticed this: I try to post a status change that includes a URL. The post is longer than 140 chars but Twitter shortens the URL with bit.ly, making it less than 140 chars and so the status change is posted. I get a 403 response, with the following message in it: errorStatus is over 140

Re: [twitter-dev] Problem sending tweets with nbsp chars

2010-03-04 Thread Charles A. Lopez
URL Encoding? On 4 March 2010 02:13, Roy Leban r...@royleban.com wrote: Twitter is rejecting tweets as too long when the nbsp character is used. Here is an example tweet in plain text Clue 5 of 15: R _ C __ _ N _N _ _ E __ _ T E R__ _ _ N E E R_ N_ _ R _ C U L T

Re: [twitter-dev] Problems with home_timeline and since_id

2010-03-04 Thread Thomas Woolway
Hi, Try https://twitter.com/statuses/home_timeline.json?since_id=9959648124 count=50 The since_id is a limiting parameter - the API will give you statuses going back until either you hit the since_id or the count parameter. Otherwise you could theoretically set the since_id to 1 and get all 10

[twitter-dev] Re: Problems with home_timeline and since_id

2010-03-04 Thread Fernando Olivares
That seems to have fixed it. Thanks a lot! I was going crazy. On Mar 4, 3:33 pm, Thomas Woolway tswool...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Tryhttps://twitter.com/statuses/home_timeline.json?since_id=9959648124 count=50 The since_id is a limiting parameter - the API will give you statuses going back

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: xAuth

2010-03-04 Thread Anton Krasovsky
In case if anyone's interested (though I doubt there are many Erlang'ers on the list), I just added xAuth support to twerl. http://github.com/ak1394/twerl Regards, Anton On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Berto mstbe...@gmail.com wrote: Raffi, Can you comment on the first part of Marc's last

[twitter-dev] Need a report app button, something isn't quite right with Oauth....

2010-03-04 Thread Tammy Fennell
Hi, this is tammy from MarketMeTweet... been speaking extensively with Brian Sutorius about this, but wanted to post it here too. Right now apps are going inactive that use OAUTH and sometimes it seems there's no rhyme or reason. there's no well written rules, nothing. Truth is it's going to get

[twitter-dev] Re: Need a report app button, something isn't quite right with Oauth....

2010-03-04 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Why would you want Tweetie or TweetDeck reported and disabled because some users use it to post spammy tweets?? On Mar 4, 5:23 pm, Tammy Fennell tammykahnfenn...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, this is tammy from MarketMeTweet... been speaking extensively with Brian Sutorius about this, but wanted to post

[twitter-dev] All replies are appearing in home_timeline

2010-03-04 Thread Chris Thomson
Replies from people I'm not following (not directly, and not through any lists) are appearing in home_timeline. This hasn't always been the case, has it? Is this the new expected behaviour, or is it just a bug? -- Chris Thomson http://twitter.com/chris24

[twitter-dev] Re: New way to get highest id?

2010-03-04 Thread Chris Thomson
You could always poll the search API occasionally for a very common term like 'what' and just take the most recent tweet ID from that. On Mar 3, 10:20 pm, Brian Morearty bmorea...@gmail.com wrote: With the upcoming deprecation of /statuses/public_timeline that was just announced, will there be

Re: [twitter-dev] All replies are appearing in home_timeline

2010-03-04 Thread Thomas Woolway
Yes, seeing this as well - seemed to start happening about 4 hours ago. Tom On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 11:59 PM, Chris Thomson chri...@chris24.ca wrote: Replies from people I'm not following (not directly, and not through any lists) are appearing in home_timeline. This hasn't always been the

[twitter-dev] Re: What is the correct OAuth API endpoint

2010-03-04 Thread funkatron
I'm surprised by this. Honestly, I think Twitter should not be allowing authenticated requests -- whether via signature or Basic Auth -- to happen over non- encrypted connections. Verifying the authenticity of the server is important, as a fair bit of trust is put in the data clients get back

Re: [twitter-dev] All replies are appearing in home_timeline

2010-03-04 Thread Taylor Singletary
Hi Folks, We're looking into this. Thanks, Taylor On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Thomas Woolway tswool...@gmail.com wrote: Yes, seeing this as well - seemed to start happening about 4 hours ago. Tom On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 11:59 PM, Chris Thomson chri...@chris24.ca wrote: Replies from