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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 24. Building an iPhone and iPod Touch Application with Twitter

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Creating an iPhone xAuth application

Adding Objective-C library

Creating layout in Interface Builder

Using Objective-C xAuth library

Posting a Tweet from iPhone application

Introducing Twitter xAuth

Twitter introduces and extends xAuth to support mobile application and authenticates the mobile application without storing the username and password in the application.

In the iOS application, the Twitter OAuth authentication process forces the user to exit the app and to authorize the request on the Twitter website in an opened Safari browser. Initially, the Twitter OAuth web interface was not optimized for mobile. The option of using ...

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