You need to use OAuth to use the Twitter API. Having users enter a username and password to gain an OAuth token is achieved via xAuth which is a special type of OAuth flow that requires approval for your app from Twitter.
On 8 Jun 2011, at 17:12, shamm wrote: > Hi, > > I am trying to create a Twitter application using C++, that could send > tweets. I need a custom login where users could actually enter there > own usernames and password to login thus send tweets thereafter. > > I have googled and found out about twitcurl, but yet i was unable to > send tweets with it. Is there any example where i could use in order > to send a tweet (with custom login) ? > > at the moment i am clueless i have been searching for this for the > past 2 weeks. > > Help appreciated. > > regards > > shamm -- Scott Wilcox @dordotky | sc...@dor.ky | http://dor.ky +44 (0) 7538 842418 | +1 (646) 827-0580 -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: https://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: https://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: https://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/twitter-development-talk