Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing Twitter via API control, part of Up and Running with Cloud Service APIs.
…Twitter has totally changed the global conversation since its inception, and…it's often cited as a leading indicator of political and cultural trends.…The open access made possible by Twitter's robust APIs…has definitely contributed to the company's ongoing social impact.…And in this lesson, I'll show you how you…can begin to integrate your apps right into Twitter.…Home base for developers on Twitter can be found at dev.twitter.com.…Currently, the initial page highlights the latest key aspects of API possibilities,…such as Twitter cards, embedded timelines, embedded tweets, and so on.…
To get the most access and the ability to…create and register apps, sign in as a Twitter developer.…This process is dirt simple, and all you need is a Twitter account.…So, from the Twitter developer site, click Sign In in…the upper right and enter your Twitter username and password.…Now the best place to start learning…about Twitter APIs is through the documentation section.…So, I'll go up to Documentation and choose Overview.…
First, there are the popular Google cloud services and device-specific APIs for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Then there are APIs to connect to followers on platforms like Facebook and Twitter and even pull images from Flickr. For some really interesting data, Joe shows how to access corporate APIs from companies like Citrix and General Motors. (Imagine getting vehicle data straight from GM.) Last, he shows how to leverage public sector APIs and mine data from the national census, weather bureaus, and even federal job boards. Learn how to make your web projects stand out with cloud services.
- Working with Google Cloud APIs
- Connecting to mobile devices via APIs
- Interfacing with Facebook and managing a Twitter feed
- Utilizing the Google infrastructure in your own apps
- Working with the General Motors API
- Understanding public sector APIs