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Twitter API DIY – How to Get Started with Twitter API and PHP!

Over the last whole week, I’ve been super busy developing my new Twitter app site, I think it will be HUGE and a very useful site for Twitters.

Along the way, my coding for Twitter API has improved and I wanted to share you all the details on the resources I used.  I wrote the “Complete HOWTO Guide to Twitter API and PHP/AJAX” over at my TweetHacking blog so check it out for those of you trying your debut at a new Twitter site.

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Twitter API DIY – How to Use Twitter API in PHP/JSON!

Lately, I have been building a new Twitter site and it has been literally taking ALL of my time (and thus less blog posts) but let me give you TWO great sites that can help you get a head-start on making your own Twitter site too.

First, you will need to learn that Twitter API basically relies on RESTful HTTP protocol.  Don’t worry about the funky name, it’s actually rather simple.  You send a message to Twitter API and then you get a message back.

Now, there’s two ways to receive data back, one of XML and the other is JSON.  JSON is supposedly better for

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PHP DIY – How to Write a Function in PHP!


I happened to learn PHP while hacking my own blog. (and plus I’ve had about 20+ years of general programming experience so that helps too)

Writing a function in PHP is sorta similar to C or C++ language.  The commands are very similar just more oriented towards the web or internet.

I could probably go on 20+ pages on how to write a function in PHP but heck, I really don’t have time for that so check out this nice blog post by Brandon that shows you how to write a function in PH

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Web Hacking – PHP hacks

I am just reading up on my new book, PHP Hacks from O’Reily. But I found this cool site on stumbleupon about PHP Hacks who are not geeky enough like me to buy a book.

I find these PHP hacks can help you in making your website or blog better since most websites and blogs are based on PHP.

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