actually space is %20, %2B is '+'. Long time since I played in .NET, but why not HttpUtility.UrlEncode for example?
or better yet - this is a POST request, so why not use the API properly and send the params as post body instead of String.Empty Regards, Paul http://tardate.com On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 5:27 AM, catcalls <g.obrzut3...@ntlworld.com> wrote: > > Yeah - after much searching I discovered the URL encoding for space is > %2B - but this still did not work. > > I really think there is a problem with oauth.WebRequest() in the DLL? > > I know there is a Twitter Interface but there is no documentation on > how to use it either (that Rackovic wrote) > > On Aug 13, 9:55 pm, catcalls <g.obrzut3...@ntlworld.com> wrote: > > Dim post_data As String = TextBox1.Text > > Dim url As String = "http://twitter.com/statuses/ > > update.xml?status=" & post_data > > > > Dim xml As String = oauth.WebRequest(RequestMethod.POST, > > url, String.Empty) > > > > This is my code. > > > > I'll try URL Encoding the string next. Thanks for the suggestion. > > > > On Aug 13, 9:53 pm, Andrew Badera <and...@badera.us> wrote: > > > > > > > > > Perhaps you need to reconsider your design abstractions -- you should > > > be able to virtually plug and play. You should have an assembly > > > sitting between your app and the Twitter library, if you're using > > > third party, and use your intermediary assembly as an adapter or > > > facade. That makes it a lot simpler to swap the library on the > > > backend. You can also use interfaces for this sort of purpose; I > > > prefer the separate assembly because it reduces regression testing > > > needs when you make changes later. Single-purpose-ish principle. > > > > > Have you tried encoding the spaces before sending them into his > library? > > > > > ∞ Andy Badera > > > ∞ This email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private > > > ∞ Google me: > http://www.google.com/search?q=(andrew+badera)+OR+(andy+badera)<http://www.google.com/search?q=%28andrew+badera%29+OR+%28andy+badera%29> > > > > > On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 4:50 PM, catcalls<g.obrzut3...@ntlworld.com> > wrote: > > > > > > Furthermore - I have wrote an entire program with full Twitter > > > > Interfacing from Searching to Following to Finally Updating and now I > > > > find I cannot post spaces with the library. > > > > > > I cannot rewrite my entire code base because you suggest > LINQ2Twitter. > > > > > > I am using this guys library and he really needs to get it sorted for > > > > me and the rest of his user base. > > > > > > Basically, my only work around is to replace spaces with an > underscore > > > > _ > > > > > > That works. > > > > > > But it looks like garbage. >