You can use a callback URL like the following to develop locally.
Then put your dev, stage, prod callback URLs in a config. Your app
should work the same regardless of the server/environment it is
I also have different twitter accounts for dev/stage and prod. My
prod twitter account is http://twitter.com/imby while dev & stage are
http://twitter.com/imbyTest That way the @imby lists and feed does
not contain test tweets and whatnot. Again, this is contained in a
config file so that prod => @imby and everything else => @imbyTest
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 12:19 PM, Patrick Kennedy <kenned...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, Twitter requires a callback URL. Make a test page to display (or
> save to file) your oAuth tokens. Embed those tokens into your local
> test page (and remove that helpful test page on hosted server).
> Develop locally, and add if-then blocks, depending if you are local or
> remote. That way, you can develop locally, and upload same file, as
> it will work for the remote as well. When remote, instead of "saved"
> tokens, use the "live" tokens from the handshake process.
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 7:13 AM, kaps <kap...@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> How do you folks test your Twitter apps before uploading them to your
>> hosting servers?
>> Doesn't the Twitter callback URL have to be a valid website? How can
>> we test locally?
>> Subscription settings:
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