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twitter project

January 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment · Code, Digital Process

We’ll here it is. This has been a silly and fun project. I got to revisit one of my favorite NES games and learned a little about ActionScript and APIs in the process. In hindsight this would’ve been just as easy to do w/ an RSS feed but it feels good to have this idea […]

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using my own array

November 26th, 2007 · No Comments · Code, Digital Process

Since I’m not an expert with the Twitter API just yet, I’m going to grab the data I know I can get to and stick it in my own array, “tweets”. The onUserTimeline function is fired via an event listener when the data is loaded initially loaded. Line 11 intercepts the data and pushes all […]

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base code

November 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Code, Digital Process

To accomplish my silly idea, I need to be able to get to my “tweets”. This is public information so user authentication won’t be necessary, although there looks to be a pretty straightforward auth function in TWITTER.as. I’m using the AS2 API because of it’s simple and compact nature. Here is the code I’m starting […]

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SWX and Twitter

November 20th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Code

While trying to decide whether to use the Twitter AS2 or AS3 API, I stumbled across SWX, This is an AMAZING standard for getting data into Flash from some of the more popular social media APIs. I expect it to be my new best friend. It’s based on some some existing methods for getting Data. […]

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twitter face

November 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Code, Concept, Digital Process

I recently downloaded the twitter Actionscript API. I’m thinking about developing some kind of absolutely worthless flash widget that would display my “tweets” with some kind of tween and/or humorous staging. I first thought of some kind of puppetry. Plugging into web services and APIs is some fun stuff. I’ve done some tinkering with google […]

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