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Beginning Android Web Apps Development: Develop for Android using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript by Grant Allen, Rocco Augusto, Jon Westfall

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Chapter 3

Twitter Applications: I Love Ham

Now that we have one mobile web application under our belt, I want us to explore using the Twitter API to do something a little different from the same old classic “displaying Twitter messages applications” that are cropping up left and right. As we discussed in Chapter 2, using the Twitter API gives you access to the alwaysplentiful “fire hose” of data that can be used for all types of applications and games—basically anything you can imagine.

One idea for which I have always loved using Twitter came from a series of old web shows that were around a few years ago. While the name of this game changed from show to show, the main principle behind the game was always the same. A user is presented with ...

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