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Time for action – adding Twitter in your apps

We're going to implement Twitter in our apps by accessing a web service through UI buttons.

  1. In the Chapter 9 folder, copy the Twitter Web Pop-Up project folder to your desktop. All the configuration, libraries, and assets needed are already included. You can download the project files accompanying this book from the Packt website.
  2. Create a new main.lua file and save it to the project folder.
  3. Set the following variables at the beginning of the code:
    display.setStatusBar( display.HiddenStatusBar )
    
    local ui = require("ui")
    
    local openBtn
    local closeBtn
    local score = 100
  4. Create a local function called onOpenTouch() with an event parameter. Add in an if statement so the event receives a "release" action.
    local ...

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