++ to what John said. Also ... streaming? Ratelimiting? Whitelisting? How do @s work? Are you going to cover Sign-in-with-Twitter? How about guns for cash? The address book API? What about all the geolocation stuff?
Sheesh, I feel like I'm writing this for you. I'm going to stop now. You're obviously missing a lot of the obvious. ∞ Andy Badera ∞ +1 518-641-1280 ∞ This email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private ∞ Google me: http://www.google.com/search?q=andrew%20badera On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 8:56 PM, John Meyer <john.l.me...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I don't know if you have enough for a full book. Even some of the chapters > seem more like sub-sections at this point. > > Andrew Mager wrote: >> >> I am co-authoring a book about the Twitter API, and I was wondering if >> any of you guys wanted to write a chapter. >> >> The book will be in the SAMS 24 hour series, and it's scheduled to be >> released mid-next year. >> >> Here is our tentative table of contents: >> >> Introduction to Twitter >> An overview of Twitter and Microblogging >> Common Types of Twitter Applications >> Key Issues to Consider when Developing Twitter Apps >> Overview of Twitters's API structure >> The API is HTTP-based >> The API uses Representational State Transfer (REST) >> There are pagination limits >> The Twitter API supports UTF-8 encoding >> Getting Started with the API >> Setting up an environment >> Making your first API call >> Parsing the reply >> Message, date, author, image >> Creating a simple display >> Setting up an application framework >> Creating a twitter Class >> Various twitter libraries are available >> PHP Class used in this book >> Modifing our class >> Twitter Error messages >> What each error code means >> Modifing our twitter Class >> Passing credentials to twitter >> Standard method (HTTP) >> Using cookies (create, retrieve, delete) >> OAuth >> Sending and Receiving messages from Twitter >> Creating a basic twitter client >> Sending messages in twitter >> Twitter search >> Dealing with Twitter downtimes and errors >> Twitter Beyond the API >> Future of Twitter >> Example Applications >> Other Mashup Twitter Services >> Twitter Etiquette >> >> Ping me directly if you are interested! andrew.ma...@gmail.com >> >> > >