Sorry for the confusion. I mean web application developers. There are
quit a number of open-source web apps for twitter. Besides standalone
apps, there are also, add-ons for all the various CMS solutions out
there, written in PHP, Perl, etc.

On Jul 27, 2:02 pm, "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <zn...@borasky-
research.net> wrote:
> There are plenty of open source *library* developers, and plenty of  
> applications that use open source libraries, but not all that many  
> open source full applications. The only ones I can think of at the  
> moment are Gwibber (Gnome), Choqok (KDE), mine (Social Media Analytics  
> Research Toolkit), Spaz, get2gnow, and ttytter. IMHO Choqok and  
> Gwibber are lame - I use CoTweet or Twitter.com on my desktop and  
> mobile.twitter.com, Twitter, Twidroid, Seesmic, Touiteur and Peep on  
> my HTC Verizon Droid Incredible.
>
> The Twitter piece of Social Media Analytics Research Toolkit is at the  
> moment read only, and as I noted earlier the main reason I even looked  
> at oAuth was to get the 1500 (read) API calls per hour. Given the  
> small number of users I have at the moment, it wouldn't be all that  
> difficult to "upgrade" them to oAuth and 350 calls per hour one at a  
> time by hand - all that would be required is to license that piece of  
> code separately. ;-)
> --
> M. Edward (Ed) Boraskyhttp://borasky-research.nethttp://twitter.com/znmeb
>
> "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." - Paul Erdos
>
> Quoting Michael Babcock <mjet...@gmail.com>:
>
> > Correct me if I am wrong, but doesn't Twitter risk loosing a large
> > percentage of their third party open-source developers, by not having
> > a solid solution for the required OAuth security changes in time for
> > the deadline?
>
> > I can only guess, but, I would think that the open-source segment
> > would count for quite a large number of independent developers, all
> > eager to build for and promote the Twitter vision.
>
> > Michael
>
> > On Jul 27, 8:59 am, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi Folks,
>
> >> There are a few hold ups to rolling this out more widely, the most pressing
> >> being that we are currently unable to serve SSL content on
> >> dev.twitter.com-- there are also better solutions than this
> >> rudimentary one that we simply
> >> can't implement yet. We're also concerned with releasing (and supporting) a
> >> solution widely that we'll soon want to deprecate.
>
> >> Taylor
>
> >> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Cameron Kaiser 
> >> <spec...@floodgap.com>wrote:
>
> >> > > I have the same question. I need to add Twitter OAuth to my widely
> >> > > distributed PHP based open-source CMS add-on. All the documentation
> >> > > says never ever distribute your consumer secret, which I understand
> >> > > why this would be a bad idea. Yet all of the documentation/examples I
> >> > > have found require that the consumer secret be hard-coded into the
> >> > > source.
>
> >> > > The closes thing I have found, that doesn't require the consumer
> >> > > secret embedded in the source, is a description of how it might work,
>
> >> >http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_thread...
> >> > > But, I cannot find any docs/examples where this scenario has actually
> >> > > been implemented.
>
> >> > It does exist. While I can't speak for Twitter and whatever  
> >> internal issues
> >> > are slowing up its rollout, TTYtter has been a test bed for the key
> >> > exchange
> >> > for some time now. Most of the users have found the process painless. You
> >> > can
> >> > see how a sample workflow works in the documentation, or try it yourself.
> >> > The
> >> > app itself is open Perl.
>
> >> >        http://www.floodgap.com/software/ttytter/
>
> >> > I'm sure Taylor will comment on what will be happening to roll it out to
> >> > more
> >> > potential consumers.
>
> >> > --
> >> > ------------------------------------ personal:
> >> >http://www.cameronkaiser.com/--
> >> >  Cameron Kaiser * Floodgap Systems *www.floodgap.com*
> >> > ckai...@floodgap.com
> >> > -- People are weird. -- Law & Order SVU
> >> > ---------------------------------------

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