Excellent! Just tried it and it works. It takes some changes in the
app code of course, but more importantly it satisfies a business
requirement. Thank you Taylor.

BTW, I was wondering if one should expect support for this single user
scenario from other social media APIs, e.g. Facebook or LinkedIn?
Considering they are all OAuth based...


On Sep 29, 10:20 am, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>
> Hi TIA,
> For these kind of single-user scenarios we support a feature called
> "My Access Token" -- just go to your application's details page on
> dev.twitter.com/apps and click the "My Token" link in the right-hand
> sidebar. This will return your oauth_token and oauth_token_secret
> (collectively your "access token") which you can then hard-code into
> the single-user software you're developing. More details 
> here:http://bit.ly/1token
> Taylor
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 6:46 AM, alto <alexander.todo...@cactus.ca> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I created my first Twitter enabled ASP.NET app yesterday. I wanted
> > simply to test a OAuth sample and post a tweet to myself.
> > As a next step, I want toautomatesuch posts in C# network
> > programming, i.e. using HTTP web requests outside a web page or a web
> > service.
> > The scenario: every day my C# component receives some content from the
> > back-end and sends it to me as tweets. This has to be automated via
> > API calls, meaning no UI and no user interaction to authorize the
> > post.
> > Is there a way to bypass the OAuth callback and be authorized
> > transparently (I'm posting to my Twitter only)? My application will
> > have no front-end, hence no specific URL to return me the access
> > token. Can I get the token in the first HTTP web response - after I
> > send the first web request with consumer key and secret?
> > TIA
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