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Sams Teach Yourself the Twitter API in 24 Hours by Chia Hwu, Jon Wu, Ben Ho, Christopher Peri

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Hour 6. Building a Simple Twitter Reader

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

How to set up a basic file structure for our Twitter client application

How to parse returned data from Twitter

What is an HTTP response code?

Building Our First Twitter Client

We are in Hour 6 and, believe it or not, we already have the basics required to create our first simple Twitter Client. In this hour, we will create the basic file structure that you would see with any typical website: the HTML, CSS, and PHP code to create the content.

In the previous hour, we created a single standalone PHP file to make calls to and get data back from Twitter. However, this is not the proper way to structure a program. It is the goal of this book to have you create a Twitter ...

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