London Twitter Developer Nest - April 2010


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Agenda, and @chirp state of the nation / twitter developer manifesto slides from Devnest 8, London, April 20 2010

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London Twitter Developer Nest - April 2010

  1. 1. follow: @devnest hashtag: #devnest sponsors: organisers:@nuxnix @markabaker
  2. 2. Twitter Developer Nest 7 - 10 March 2010 6:00pm Pizza, networking, beer 6:45pm @nuxnix - WarbleCamp Update @aral, Feathers the story of a twitter app that is #1 in What’s Hot & New and Noteworthy (March 2010, US App Store) http:// @edent a talk about @Dabr development – A mobile web interface to Twitter’s API - @georgioskap – Favorious, a new website that aims to become the most comprehensive service based on Twitter favorites. @nuxnix @chirp - State of the nation Panel discussion - What now for developers and startups now that Twitter is growing up and acquiring competitors 7:50pm Break, networking time 8:00pm – 140 second show and tweet demo/pres 9:00pm WarbleCamp.
  3. 3. WarbleCamp War•ble n. a sound made by European Twitter developers when they work out the total cost of going to Chirp Un•con•fer•ence n. a conference without all the things you hate about conferences - a bit like what Twitter is to other social networks War•ble Camp n. a FREE two day unconference for European Twitter developers - coming to London 8th and 9th May 2010 Brought to you by the makers of The Twitter Developer Nest, TweetCamp, BarCampLondon This picture by Alan Stanton is licensed under and BarCampBrighton. the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic
  4. 4. WarbleCamp, Rough Agenda 9am Coffee Barcamp style sessions 24 hour hackathon in self organised groups Hack Demos and Beer Sponsors Micro Sponsors @rem
  5. 5. WarbleCamp, how to attend Follow @warblecamp Visit Free Tickets now Sponsors Micro Sponsors
  6. 6. @chirp, state of the nation
  7. 7. What was announced • Proprietary BlackBerry app from Research In Motion • Acquisution of Tweetie manufacturer Atebits, • Tech, Streams, etc
  8. 8. What did they say? “Careful analysis of the Twitter user experience in the iTunes App Store revealed massive room for improvement. People are looking for an app from Twitter, and they're not finding one. So, they get confused and give up. It's important that we optimize for user benefit and create an awesome experience. - @ev
  9. 9. What does this mean? • Assertion • Donʼt bother to develop client apps for RIM or for iPhone because twitter compete • Discuss • Devnest audience response was mixed. • Lots of Pros and Cons
  10. 10. Takeaways • "It would be very dangerous for anyone to be relying 100 percent on Twitter (for a business model)," • - Loic Le Meur - Seesmic
  11. 11. My twitter developer manifesto 0.1 • Provide an open development partner program • with published requirements to progress its levels from ʻregistered through to ʻtrustedʼ or whatever • Access to a Published platform and API roadmap, references, test suites • Publish the monetization business strategy for twitter corp • Providing direction for where partners should ʻgoʼ and where to ʻstay awayʼ • Commit openly that twitter is benevolent, wont adopt an embrace, extend and extinguish strategy towards third parties • Publish a service level agreement for uptime, feeds • by level of partner or paid for example • Publish a community code of conduct • Apply a community governance process to twitter API, hold meetings openly and publish final decision-making • Apply a community process to innovations in twitter technologies • Appoint independent adjudication for twitter id disputes
  12. 12. Thank you for the pizza and beer!