[twitter-dev] Can new twitter account be created from API?

2010-01-25 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello! I am wondering if it's possible to use the API to create a brand new Twitter account? For example, I am developing a forum software, so I want to create a new twitter account when a new forum is created, so that it can be used to 'follow this forum on Twitter' feature. I know the new email

[twitter-dev] Re: Can new twitter account be created from API?

2010-01-25 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Target for abuse? How? Does Twitter allow to create an extra account just for a blog so people can follow my blog? Or do I have to use my personal account and say 'follow me on Twitter', when I really mean to follow my blog updates? I just don't see any forums to implement this yet, I am

[twitter-dev] Re: Can new twitter account be created from API?

2010-01-25 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
I understand. It's not against Twitter policy to have multiple accounts, it's just that you need to manually create each one and the captcha on the site will prevent robots from auto-creating one. So technically I can add a feature the forum software 'follow this forum on twitter' but the twitter

[twitter-dev] Re: Can new twitter account be created from API?

2010-01-26 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
If they allow create accounts from API then this is what's going to happend: All leading online forum software will implement an option to create new twitter account for a new forum. So if you run an online forum like vbulletin, you can have 100 forums, thus 100 accounts on twitter. This means

[twitter-dev] What is the lifespan of the OAuth token?

2010-01-28 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Is this the right group to ask about the OAuth implementation? I am new to OAuth, just decided to learn more and to try to add Login with twitter' to my CMS I have a question - how long is the token good for? I mean, is the token life somehow tied to a user's session or can I use a token after

[twitter-dev] Re: What is the lifespan of the OAuth token?

2010-01-29 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
it should be good still for a long time. Josh On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Dmitri Snytkine d.snytk...@gmail.com wrote: Is this the right group to ask about the OAuth implementation? I am new to OAuth, just decided to learn more and to try to add Login with twitter' to my CMS I have

[twitter-dev] Looking for example to use popup window to login

2010-02-13 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello!. I am looking for an example of implementation of login with Twitter where when user clicks on the login with Twitter, the Twitter's Allow/Deny page is opened in a small popup window, then after user has authorized the login, that small window passes the data to the parent window (I think

[twitter-dev] Is anyone using php pecl oath library?

2010-02-13 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello! I am trying to decide if to use PECL oauth or twitter-async from here http://github.com/jmathai/twitter-async/tree What do most php developers use for implementing login with Twitter?

[twitter-dev] Re: Looking for example to use popup window to login

2010-02-14 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 05:51, Dmitri Snytkine d.snytk...@gmail.com wrote: Hello!. I am looking for an example of implementation of login with Twitter where when user clicks on the login with Twitter, the Twitter's Allow/Deny page is opened in a small popup window, then after user has

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

2010-02-17 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Just wondering, is it a bad practive for a web-based app to store user's token and secret in cookies? This would of cause simplify and speed up the login, but is it a security risk?

[twitter-dev] Whats the best practice for caching data?

2010-02-17 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello! I am just starting developing my app. I got the oAuth thing to work using pecl oauth, which is great and was easy. Now the question: What should I do after user is logged via oAuth, and after I got array of user data from this url: https://twitter.com/account/verify_credentials.json I

[twitter-dev] Re: Forum API on twitter

2010-02-18 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Sounds like an interesting idea. I also thought about writing a forum app like that because I am not satisfied with how twitter displays replies. I am sure it can be done with existing API, just a matter of writing a good app which must be fast. If you or anyone else wants to collaborate of

[twitter-dev] Re: Global twitter profile image URL

2010-02-18 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
I agree that having gravatar-style service for twitter avatars will be tremendously useful! Even better, if avatars are stored in .png ONLY, in which case you can just use the url without even checking with gravatar-like service. For example just put avatar.twitter.com/23423423423423.png (by

[twitter-dev] Re: Whats the best practice for caching data?

2010-02-18 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
: On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 05:52:28PM -0800, Dmitri Snytkine wrote: I have 2 choices: store the data in the database and put cookie in user's browser and next time user visits, I can just pull the username, name, etc from my database Or I can use user's access token/secret that I also store

[twitter-dev] The XML for user settings would be helpful

2010-02-18 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
I just though of something that would be very helpful to developers: what if there was a url to get xml or json of user's profile, background image, color settings and avatar. I mean similar to regular RSS feed, only for the current user's settings. This way we don't even need to use API if we

[twitter-dev] Re: The XML for user settings would be helpful

2010-02-18 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Sorry to bother you, but I found out that this feature is already available Turns out I can easily get user's profile as json or xml without using oAuth or API Very simple, like this: http://api.twitter.com/1/users/show/MythBusters.json This is just great! On Feb 18, 3:36 pm, Dmitri Snytkine

[twitter-dev] Why do you sent no-cache headers?

2010-02-20 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello Twitter dev team! I am wondering, why don't you take advantage of Cache control headers when processing requests for user's profiles? For example, a url of profile (which does not require api key or any type of authentication and can be used by anyone)

[twitter-dev] Re: The XML for user settings would be helpful

2010-02-20 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
, Dmitri Snytkine d.snytk...@gmail.com wrote: Sorry to bother you, but I found out that this feature is already available Turns out I can easily get user's  profile as json or xml without using oAuth or API Very simple, like this: http://api.twitter.com/1/users/show/MythBusters.json

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter API and ETags - No 304s?

2010-02-21 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
I noticed this too, also noticed that Twitter sends no-cache header and expiration far in the past, which is just another way to tell browser not to cache anything. You can find my recent post here under subject Why do you sent no- cache headers I don't know why they sending Etag then, looks

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

2010-02-21 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
I would stick with Google Analytics. I think they take out all the requests by search bots and all duplicate requests and report actual legit requests by users. Who knows how bit.ly does their click tracking, I sure don't On Feb 21, 9:36 pm, neal rauhauser nrauhau...@gmail.com wrote:    Is

[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/)?

[twitter-dev] cannot add status to favories with API

2010-03-10 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello! I want to add a status to another user's favories but apparantly the api cannot do that. I want to add message created by one user to favorites of another user. When doing it from api it refuses to add favorite probably because the status id was not created by the same user to whom I want

[twitter-dev] Re: cannot add status to favories with API

2010-03-10 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
/2147483647.xml Abraham On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 12:41, Dmitri Snytkine d.snytk...@gmail.com wrote: Hello! I want to add a status to another user's favories but apparantly the api cannot do that. I want to add message created by one user to favorites of another user. When doing

[twitter-dev] Is this legit Twitter API?

2010-03-11 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Yesterday I noticed a javascript prompt on one Tumblr blog asking for Twitter username/password I thought it was some kind of new phishing scam, I even wanted to report it to Twitter. Now I just saw the link sent from @twitterapi account and it also does the same thing - asking for

[twitter-dev] How to add my app to app wiki?

2010-03-21 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello! I recently built by first Twitter app. http://qod.tw Is it possible to add it to Twitter apps wiki here: http://twitter.pbworks.com/Apps I don't see any ways to submit your app, so does anybody know who to contact about it? Thanks. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to

[twitter-dev] Re: What's happening with Tweetie for Mac

2010-04-12 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
While this is bad news to handful of iPhone based app developers, it's a great news for millions of iphone users who will be able to get Twitter app for free. On Apr 12, 2:46 pm, Eric Woodward e...@nambu.com wrote: Ryan, Thanks for clarifying, finally, at least. Rebranded Twitter or not,

[twitter-dev] What's Twitter policy regarding porn?

2010-04-23 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello! I have to know this: first off all, there are lots of tweets out there that send links to porn images and stuff like that. Is this allowed? Second, if this is allowed, then can I develop an app that aggregates such tweets (that have links to porn images?) as well as sending out tweets

[twitter-dev] Re: Coming soon: a solution for Open Source applications using OAuth with the Twitter API

2010-06-11 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Interesting idea. On Jun 11, 6:56 pm, Taylor Singletary taylorsinglet...@twitter.com wrote: Hi Developers, As has been discussed on the list recently, OAuth and Open Source applications are a difficult combination because token secrets shouldn't be embedded in widely distributed code.

[twitter-dev] How to shorten url from API?

2011-04-23 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
Hello! Is there a way to get the shortened t.co url from the API? I need to shorted a url before posting tweet via API. How should I do this? Is this supported by Twitter API or do I have to use some other url shortener like bit.ly? -- Twitter developer documentation and resources:

[twitter-dev] Re: Get Found In Google in 5 minutes

2011-04-23 Thread Dmitri Snytkine
5 Minutes is too long. I like to be found in Google in milliseconds! On Apr 23, 12:53 pm, Wildenis Creations wildeniscreati...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Guys just designed a formula to get found in Google in minutes! Who's interested to learn the skills -- Twitter developer documentation and