Hi Tomas, Thanks for the clarification. One question - if you have many users, you will need to load all the IDs for All the users in the memory - isn't that too heavy?some of the users have 100000+ followers.
Thanks. On Oct 4, 6:26 pm, Thomas Hübner <thueb...@gmx.de> wrote: > the problem is that a friendship exist is an "expensive" API Call (of > 150 possible per hr) I do not know what kind of Application you plan but > for my client App I load the ID's of followers with one API call and > keep this list in memory. If a status become loaded I compare the > icluded UserID with the list and switch the menues depending on > containing this ID or not. This is much faster then request the API each > time. > > Only situation which is not working for are search calls because the > delivered result (ATOM) does not contain any userID which is a fail > > twittme_mobi schrieb: > > > Hi Tomas, > > > thanks for the reply! > > the social graph methods are too heavy for such a simple operation. > > I have to check if user is followed every time that a profile is > > visited so > > i would now where to put "Follow" or "Unfollow" button.It is not > > reasonable > > to execute the social graph methods every time, because sometimes > > users might > > have thousands of followers.Isn't it the friendship/exists method that > > needs to be fixed, > > after all, it is just for checking if user is followed or not.. > > > Thanks!Your opinion is welcome! > > > On Oct 3, 2:20 pm, Thomas Hübner <thueb...@gmx.de> wrote: > >> you have the social graph methods which deliver ID's. Unfortunately the > >> same API call for screennames is missed - so you never can make > >> comparings with search API results because there is no userID in. > > >> friends/ids > >> followers/ids > > >> cheers, > >> Thomas > > >> twittme_mobi schrieb: > > >>> Hi guys, i tried friendship/exists but it throws an > >>> error when the user is protected.How should i accomplish this task > >>> with the API? > > >> signature.asc > >> < 1KViewDownload > > > > signature.asc > < 1KViewDownload