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Sams Teach Yourself the Twitter API in 24 Hours by Chia Hwu, Jon Wu, Ben Ho, Christopher Peri

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Preface

This book on the Twitter API is geared to the programmer who is just a bit past beginner—who knows the basics of LAMP, including how to set up a basic server, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. You do not have to be an expert programmer to use this book, but you should know how to look things up. In writing this book, we have tried to provide you with everything you need to get a simple Twitter client up and running. We include an hour on setting up your environment, as well as providing you with HTML and CSS codes to have something up and running. However, it’s beyond the scope of this book to explain what is happening with these codes. Instead, we focus on the code surrounding the API calls, OAuth, and the returns. That does not mean that ...

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