THE TWITTER API



                                    WHERE’S IT GOING?

                             Presented to the Sa...
@al3x




                                                      @mzsanford


                             YOUR API TEAM
  ...
A BRIEF HISTORY


                             i. The incidental API.

                             ii.Documentation beget...
DEVELOPER SUPPORT


                         • More   than just Alex & Matt.

                         • Better   response...
COMMUNITY


                    • Primary    goal: a better way to promote your apps.

                    • Organize    a...
OAUTH

                             •A   standard for token-based authentication.

                             • Defeatin...
THE FIREHOSE
 •A     way to move the stream of
     all public tweets from our
     servers to our partners.

 • Previousl...
TWITTER API 2.0


        • Unifies              Search API and REST API.

        • More               RESTful: intuitive ...
FACTS
                             • 3,400+
                                    developers in our discussion/
            ...
THANKS!
                                QUESTIONS?


                             More information about the Twitter API a...
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  • The Twitter API: Where's it Going?

    1. 1. THE TWITTER API WHERE’S IT GOING? Presented to the San Francisco Mobile 2.0 Meetup February 5, 2009 Thursday, February 5, 2009
    2. 2. @al3x @mzsanford YOUR API TEAM Confidence-inspiring! Thursday, February 5, 2009
    3. 3. A BRIEF HISTORY i. The incidental API. ii.Documentation begets growth. iii.The intentional API. iv.The future! Thursday, February 5, 2009
    4. 4. DEVELOPER SUPPORT • More than just Alex & Matt. • Better response time to issues, inquiries. • More documentation, better documentation. Thursday, February 5, 2009
    5. 5. COMMUNITY • Primary goal: a better way to promote your apps. • Organize and recommend apps to users. • Pull developer resources into one place. • When: Q2, if not sooner. Thursday, February 5, 2009
    6. 6. OAUTH •A standard for token-based authentication. • Defeating the password anti-pattern. • Code is live for our internal testing today. • Sending out documentation tomorrow. • Private beta starts within a week. • Help us with the mobile user experience! Thursday, February 5, 2009
    7. 7. THE FIREHOSE •A way to move the stream of all public tweets from our servers to our partners. • Previously XMPP, now HTTP. • Private beta starting soon. • No cost, just some paperwork. Thursday, February 5, 2009
    8. 8. TWITTER API 2.0 • Unifies Search API and REST API. • More RESTful: intuitive & consistent URLs and parameters. • Versioning: http://api.twitter.com/1/method.xml • New backend: better response time, less rate limiting. Thursday, February 5, 2009
    9. 9. FACTS • 3,400+ developers in our discussion/ announcement groups. • 2,000+ registered applications. • Way more apps out there - and yours! • Japaneselanguage book out, English language book coming soon. Thursday, February 5, 2009
    10. 10. THANKS! QUESTIONS? More information about the Twitter API at http://apiwiki.twitter.com/ Job opportunities at http://twitter.com/jobs Thursday, February 5, 2009
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