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Windows Phone 8 Game Development by Marcin Jamro

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Tweeting by Twitter API

Twitter is another popular social network, however, it is different from Facebook. It focuses on sending short messages between users. Each message should have no more than 140 characters. Similar to Facebook, Twitter also provides developers with an API that makes it possible to perform various operations such as updating the status or reading tweets published by other users.

The Twitter API uses the REST (Representable State Transfer) protocol for exchanging data. Such a protocol is used together with HTTP to create the response in some format such as XML or JSON. Furthermore, also the request type (for example, POST or GET) has an important role in case of REST-based services.

In the example game, you will use the Twitter ...

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