Twitter Application Development For Dummies
By Dusty Reagan
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: February 2010
Pages: 384

Discover the fun of building a Twitter app, and earn some cashtoo!

Love Twitter? Know a little (or a lot) about developingapplications? Learn how to build a Twitter app, some great ways tomake it stand out from the crowd, how to get it discovered, and howto turn your Twitter app-building into a productive little business— all from the creator of, one of thecoolest Twitter apps around!

  • If your skills are rusty — check Chapter 2 for a quickierefresher course in Web application development

  • Exploring the ecosystem — explore the types of Twitter appsalready available and the five categories of the Twitterecosystem

  • The money thing — learn about Twitter's unusual financialenvironment and ways you can earn money from your apps

  • Build a Twitter Web app from the ground up — work withTwitter API libraries, choose a Web hosting provider, and set up aWeb framework

  • Get the word out — discover ways to promote your apps andhow to make your app business grow

Open the book and find:

  • Basics on using HTML, CSS, PHP, and MySQL

  • How to create and manage your developer account

  • Advice on choosing an idea for your app

  • An overview of Web apps, Twitter bots, mobile clients, andmore

  • Twitter's two APIs

  • Different ways to monetize your app

  • Example code for every API method

  • Code for a complete app

Learnt to:

  • Turn your ideas into applications

  • Develop apps with a high chance of success

  • Find out what users are looking for

  • Make money from your apps

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