Developing your personal Twitter web application in 60 minustes
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  • 1. Developing yourpersonal Twitterweb application in60 minutesBy Mitesh Sanghvi(
  • 2. Let’s understand the application usage and benefitsWHAT DO WE GET BY DOING THIS?
  • 3. Your Personal Twitter Client
  • 4. Your Personal Branding
  • 5. Knowledge Required / NOT RequiredPREREQUISITES
  • 6. PrerequisitesKnowledge Required • Basic knowledge of OAuth (e.g. Login via Facebook / Twitter) • Basic knowledge of Web Uploading • Basic knowledge of various functions of TwitterKnowledge NOT Required • No Knowledge of PHP or Java is required for the basic setup. But basic knowledge will help you develop the web application better
  • 7. Things to be ready with before developing the applicationPRE-DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS
  • 8. Pre-Development Requirements• Domain and Web Space are required ( I have used Unlimited Web Hosting Linux-based package from BigRock )• Download and unzip the READY open source code of Twitter Web Client ( I have used EMBR which is an extension of famous RABR client )• Download and Install a FTP application ( I use open source application called FileZilla )
  • 9. Register your application with Twitter to get Key & SecretREGISTER YOUR APP WITH TWITTER
  • 10. Step 01 – Visit Twitter Dev SiteVisit Twitter Developers Site and Click “Create an app” link
  • 11. Step 02 – Register Your AppFill the Registration Form, agree Terms and click ‘Create’
  • 12. Step 03 – App Logo & AccessNext on Settings Page – Add App Logo and select ‘Read, Writeand Access direct messages
  • 13. Step 04 – Get App Key & SecretNext on Details Page – Get the ‘Consumer Key’ and ‘ConsumerSecret’
  • 14. Tweak source code, add Twitter Key & Secret and UploadDEVELOPMENT STEPS
  • 15. Step 01 – Understand Code
  • 16. Step 02 – Code Changes Req’dEdit /lib/config.php fileYou need to change the config.php file present in the /libsubfolder of ‘embr’. You will have to add the ‘Consumer Key’,‘Consumer Secret’ and ‘Callback URL’ of your applicationregistered in Twitter (explained earlier)Other Optional Changes• Replace big_logo.png and logo.png, favicon.ico files in /img subfolder with your relevant logos/images• Edit header.php file in /inc to include Meta Tags for SEO• Edit footer.php file in /inc to include your credentials
  • 17. Step 03 – Upload Your AppUse FileZilla to upload your application in the root directory ofyour hosting space allotted to you
  • 18. with msanghviofindia@gmail.com0-95868-99599