2009/8/26 JDG <ghil...@gmail.com>:
> Yeah there is, albeit not a very nice one: You can do http://user:p...@site/

That will only work with the API. The main site (and mobile site) uses
session-based authentication, not basic.

-Stuart

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http://stut.net/projects/twitter/

> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 09:24, Josh Roesslein <jroessl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> How is that scrapping? He is just launching IE and pointing the browser at
>> a twitter web page for viewing.
>> As long as he does not parse that page for data and just uses it to
>> display that's not scrapping.
>> Now I don't think there is a legit way of passing login credentials, that
>> the user will have to do
>> on there own.
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 8:15 AM, Stuart <stut...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> 2009/8/26 balu reghu <baluk...@gmail.com>:
>>> >
>>> > Hi all,
>>> > Can i pass my credentials to browser.I am working on a twitter
>>> > application.
>>> > On a click i am trying to show the twitter site. If i have the
>>> > credentials with me.Can i make the user view his tweets without login
>>> > (again)
>>> >
>>> > this is my code
>>> >
>>> > on a click
>>> > Process.Start(@"\Windows\iexplore.exe",
>>> >                                      "http://m.twitter.com/search/
>>> > users?q=" + "tbsearch.Text");
>>> >
>>> > In this case the browser will show a popup .asking for user name and
>>> > password.Is there any way to pass the credentials?
>>>
>>> That is not an API call so what you're doing is scraping the Twitter
>>> site. They don't like you doing that and it will likely get your IP
>>> blocked if you keep doing it.
>>>
>>> -Stuart
>>>
>>> --
>>> http://stut.net/projects/twitter/
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Josh
>
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