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Results from Developer for: July 2011

Open Web Camp 3 - From API to Website

A few months ago, Matt Harris and I were invited to present at Open Web Camp 3, which took place on July 16th. We’ve been fans of Open Web Camp for some time, so we took up the opportunity to participate.


A little Follow Button update

Back at the end of May we launched the brand new Follow Button. Yesterday we pushed out a small update to improve the user experience and make implementing the button a little easier for developers and designers.


Behind the scenes with the White House

On July 6 the White House held its first Twitter Town Hall, when United States President Barack Obama answered Twitter users’ questions about the American economy. Using the hashtag #AskObama, people all over the world sent more than 160,000 questions and comments for the President to answer live during the event.


The New Twitter Developer Site

Today we’re launching the new version of our Twitter Developer Site. With over 1,000,000 registered applications and 750,000 developers building on the platform today, we needed a new home to support the Twitter community better. So, we listened to everyone and gathered your ideas. The new site enhances communication channels, offers improved reference material and documentation, and will foster better interaction for everyone who visits it.