Recently, I created a bug at Meeting Planner which took some time to track down. Everything worked on my local development environment, but adding dates and times and places and making meeting choices failed on the live production server. Ultimately, it was this code change: const TIMELAPSE = (3*60); // three minutes I’d recently changed Read More
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Digital Ocean API Console Installation If you don’t yet have a Digital Ocean account, sign up here. The tutorial for this console will be posted in early June at Tuts+ or browse my Tuts+ page for Jeff Reifman. This guide walks you through the basics of installing my console application in an Ubuntu 14.04 instance. You can Read More
My latest PHP application lets you manage and build on the Twitter API; it’s called Birdhouse. Here’s a summary of the features that Birdhouse currently offers: Manage multiple Twitter accounts Support for the Twitter REST API and User Streaming API Syncing and browsing the home timeline, user timeline, mentions, favorites Syncing and browsing your entire historical Read More
Do more with your Twitter account. Birdhouse synchronizes your Twitter feed into your MySQL database providing a platform to build powerful new features using the Twitter API. Birdhouse starts you off with a number of new features including scheduling and repeating tweets, repeating from groups of tweets, tweet storms, browsing followers by Twitter & Klout influence and privatizing your favorites Read More
BirdCage Installation Guide Birdcage is a free, open source PHP-based implementation of the Twitter API, covered in my three part tutorial series for Tuts+: Building with the Twitter API. More features are available in the premium version, Birdhouse. This guide walks you through installing Birdcage in an Ubuntu 14.04 instance at cloud hosting provider Digital Ocean; Read More