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iPhone User Interface Cookbook by Cameron Banga

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Including Twitter in iOS 5

In iOS 5, Apple has given application developers the ability to allow the user to send messages over Twitter in a uniform, easily manageable way inside of every application. Much like the ability to draft an e-mail or send a text message natively within an app, users can now tweet much in the same manner.

Twitter is an extremely popular social network, where users post 140 character messages that can be read by anyone across the world. It’s currently used by millions of people worldwide.

For this recipe, we’ll take a look at the interface requirements that will be required of us if we decide to include Twitter directly into our application in iOS 5.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we’ll need the latest version of Apple’s ...

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