2015 Feb 02 By Dusko 0 comment

To use Twitter to the max in your app, the first step to “create” an app within Twitter’s developer section. The address you need will be https://dev.twitter.com/twitter-kit/android/configure which leads to this screen: Configure your Twitter app for Android Read that page to learn what you need to specify in order to create an app with Twitter. Clicking on the link leads to this screen Screen to add a new app to Twitter or work with the existing ones My was called Share To Twitter, so clicking on that, I get access to…

2015 Feb 02 By Dusko 0 comment

Almost all apps nowadays post to Twitter, Facebook and other social sites. The reason is that in iOS, it is relatively easy to post to social sites, and so was moderately difficult to write plugins to that end. On the Android side, there is no such support so here is for the first time an Android plugin that posts to Twitter. A similar plugin for Android only is also available for Facebook, and there is a third plugin, called Share Menu, that can post to twelve different social sites, provided you first enter the password for each site that you…

2014 Dec 10 By Dusko 0 comment

I searched for the key phrase “develop twitter app android emulator” and decided to use the following page to start: http://www.tutorialspoint.com/android/android_twitter_integration.htm Additional pages that were needed are: Create a new twitter application at https://apps.twitter.com/app/new http://twitter4j.org/en/code-examples.html http://twitter4j.org/en/configuration.html Continued on the 11th of December 2014 Interesting link, because I need to send both text and an image to be posted on Twitter. That leads to this piece of source code on GitHub. Continued on the 14th of December 2014 Having just finished the Share To Facebook plugin for Android, I installed the Twitter app into the emulator. Here is a good link…

2011 Nov 27 By Dusko 0 comment

When creating apps, the main worry, as usual, is content. If we are to write all our content ourselves, then we are not publishers, but authors who self publish themselves, and unless your are Tolkien, that is not a surefire way to riches. So, why not use the content that is already out there, on Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and Blogger blogs, YouTube and so on. If an app is actually an ebook on the cell phone, then it will not be used much. A cell phone is a handheld computer in its own right, so why not extend the number…