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Results from Developer for: May 2013

Twitter Certified Products Program Expansion

Today, we’re introducing 11 new Twitter Certified Products. Since we introduced the program last summer, our goal has been to help businesses find tools and services that make them more successful on Twitter. To date, Certified Products have been largely U.S.-focused; this new group includes companies from Europe, Japan and Latin America –– extending the program’s global footprint and empowering brands and publishers around the world.

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Crashlytics for Android: Find the droid crashes you’re looking for

To build stable, robust applications, you need to understand when, why, and under what conditions your apps may crash. On the Android platform, variations in hardware, along with the multitude of in-market OS variants running your apps, make it even harder to identify and resolve crashes.

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API Blackout Testing on May 22, 2013

In further preparation for the retirement of API v1 on June 11, 2013, we’ll be conducting another blackout test on May 22nd, 2013 from approximately 20:00 UTC to 21:00 UTC (1pm to 2pm Pacific).

During the blackout test, API v1 will respond to authenticated & unauthenticated requests with “HTTP 410 Gone”. Please read this post for a more complete accounting of what to expect.

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Deprecating HTTP 1.0 for the Streaming API

Engineers here at Twitter are always looking for ways to increase efficiency and simplify our codebase. To that end, we’re deprecating HTTP 1.0 support for all streaming API endpoints. While our streaming API continues to grow, this version of the protocol is rarely used. Also, its successor (HTTP 1.1, introduced in 1999) offers features that are useful for streamed responses.

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API v1 Retirement Date Extended to June 11, 2013

We’re extending the API v1 retirement date from May 7, 2013 to June 11, 2013, in order to accommodate additional blackout testing.

You can find a recap of what to expect on the final retirement date here. We’ll announce the date and time of the next blackout test from @twitterapi soon.

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