Welcome to the first edition of Twitter Application Development For Dummies, the book written especially for people who want to create Twitter applications but haven't a clue about how to start.
There are a couple of ways to use this book, depending on your preferences and experience.
If you're a Twitter newbie, you can start reading and working with Chapter 1 and keep going until you reach the index at the end. Everything falls in sequence as you build experience and knowledge
This book also works like a reference. Start with the topic you want to find out about. Look for it in the table of contents or in the index to get going. The table of contents is detailed enough that you should be able to find most of the topics you're looking for. If not, turn to the index, where you can find even more detail.
After you find your topic in the table of contents or the index, turn to the area of interest and read as much as you need or want. Then close the book and get on with it.
Of course, this book is loaded with information, so if you want to take a brief excursion into your topic, you're more than welcome. If you want to know the ins and outs of building an online store, read the whole chapter on storefronts. If you just want to know how to post a product on your site, read just the section on adding products. You get the idea.
This book rarely directs you elsewhere for information — just about everything that you need to know about is right here. If you find the ...