Twitter Application Development For Dummies

Twitter Application Development For Dummies

by Dusty Reagan

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ISBN-13: 9780470568620
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/05/2010
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dusty Reagan launched a Web development company called Floating Head Studios in 2007. He developed the hugely popular Twitter app FriendOrFollow.com in 2008, and a few months later launched FeaturedUsers.com, a niche ad network centered around the Twitter ecosystem. Follow him on Twitter at @DustyReagan.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Catching Up to Twitter and App Development.

Chapter 1: Catching Twitter’s Coat Tails.

Chapter 2: Web Development Refresher Course.

Chapter 3: Setting Up to Create Twitter Apps.

Part II: Ideation — Coming Up with an Idea.

Chapter 4: Getting to Know the Twitter Application Ecosystem.

Chapter 5: Introducing the Twitter API.

Chapter 6 : Logging In and Managing Your Account.

Chapter 7: Managing Users and Their Relationships.

Chapter 8: Communication Through Tweets.

Chapter 9: Selecting an Idea.

Part III: Creation — Developing Your Application.

Chapter 10: Selecting Libraries, Design Patterns, and Frameworks.

Chapter 11: Hosting In the Clouds.

Chapter 12: Coding Your Application.

Chapter 13: Making It Pretty Makes It Credible.

Chapter 14: What You Need to Know to Grow.

Part IV: Monetization — Making Money with Your Application.

Chapter 15: How Twitter Makes Money.

Chapter 16: Advertising.

Chapter 17: Monetizing with Other Models.

Chapter 18: Promoting Your Application.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19 : Ten Traits of a Respectable Twitter Developer.

Chapter 20: Ten Twitter API Tips.

Appendix A: Twitter API Reference.

Appendix B: Gallery of Twitter Applications.

Index.

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