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Latest tweets tooltip plugin with jQuery

Whilst browsing my feeds I found an interesting post by Cody over at Codrops on how to add a twitter tooltip popup on any paragraph of text. You can find the main plugin here: jQuery Twitter Search Plugin or view the demo The Code Oh well there’s not much to brag about here but here’s how to initialise the plugin. The popup box [...]

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easypoll a side project

I was sat in the sun at the weekend and sporadically decided to do a little project like wedeliver you can read about the adventure I had building the 24hr project here. This project on the other hand probably took about 24hrs to complete but I built it over a few days. It’s basically a site where you can create a simple 2 answer poll, [...]

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Social M***a.. What?

A quick search on Google for the term ‘Social Media’ currently retrieves over 203,000,000 results. Just before Facebook started to make a name for itself and emerged on the scene back in late 2006 the buzz word on the internet was ‘Web 2.0,’ even then people were quick to chime in with there 10 pence worth and were [...]

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Key web development skills

API Knowledge A key tool for any budding web developer is API knowledge. It’s good to familiarise yourself with a variety of application interfaces. I started out using the Twitter REST API with PHP and CURL when twitter first launched the API to basically get a users tweets, pretty simple now I look back, but at the time it was the [...]

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Using the Twitter Search API

Twitters new search feature is great for finding interesting people and topics to follow. So i wrote a script to get search results from twitter and display them on your site. This could be integrated into an existing application or used standalone to follow a particular topic or keyword on twitter,  Check the Demo. The script uses PHP [...]

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Using the Twitter API

TWITTER HAS CHANGED ITS API METHOD THIS TUTORIAL WILL NO LONGER WORK. Here’s a simple introduction on using the Twitter API. The API offers many different ways to connect to your details including xml, json, atom, and rss. Im going to use xml, php and curl to read an xml file to get my latest followers tweets and display them in the [...]

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PHP regular expression Twitter links

Here’s a quick piece of code to highlight replies to users in twitter for example @ashleyford this script uses regular expression to find and replace a based on two things. Firstly it checks for a space before the @ symbol and then checks for the space at the end of the users name, it then takes that string and replaces it with a link [...]

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