July 21, 2017

Personalize and Improve Security For Your Twitter App

March 6, 2015 Chris Crum

Twitter announced friend-finding and two-step verification for Digits, its sign-in tool for developers. Twitter launched its new mobile app development platform called Fabric in October. It’s made up of three modular kits, including a Twitter kit, which includes Digits. Digits allows people to sign into apps using their phone number.

Twitter Announces Release of its Official WordPress Plugin

February 27, 2015 Chris Crum

Twitter announced the release of its official WordPress plugin, which brings various Twitter features and functionality together into one package for WordPress sites. Included are Twitter Cards, Analytics, Embedded tweets and video, the tweet button, the follow button, Twitter advertising, and a base library. “We created this plugin to serve […]

Twitter Unveils New Developer Event Series – Flock

January 16, 2015 Chris Crum

Twitter is wooing developers more than ever in 2015. It’s hard to believe, but the company only recently held its first-ever developer conference, Flight. The October event saw the unveiling of Twitter’s Fabric developer kits and Digits sign-in.

Beta Testing Tool Coming From Twitter’s Crashlytics

June 6, 2014 Chris Crum

Twitter’s Crashlytics announced a new beta distribution tool aimed at helping developers simplify the process of sharing apps with testers. They’re releasing it to iOS and Android developers after keeping it as a Crashlytics Labs project. Now, it’s fully supported by the company’s engineers, designers, user experience staff, and support […]

Crashlytics Coming To Mac OS X

May 16, 2014 Chris Crum

Last year, Twitter acquired Crashlytics, a reporting tool for mobile app crashes. The company has kept the service alive as promised. The co-founders said at the time that development would continue, and it has. Crashlytics announced that it is expanding beyond iOS and Android apps, and into Mac apps. Apparently they’ve […]

Twitter Cofounder Moves To Repair Ties With Devs

November 18, 2010 Doug Caverly

Developers who were offended at the way Twitter seemed willing to toss them aside should know that Twitter cofounder Evan Williams wants to take a different approach in the future.  Williams came close to making an apology yesterday, and indicated that things will change. To start with the matter of […]

Devs Worry About Twitter Downtime

July 21, 2010 Doug Caverly

While Twitter may have found favor with developers for many reasons, a single problem is becoming a major sticking point.  Developers are worried that all the hiccups, outages, and other reliability issues are making them look bad in users’ eyes. If this idea has occurred to you, rest assured there […]

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