The Twitter Engineering Blog

Information from Twitter's engineering team about our technology, tools and events.

Results from Engineering for: September 2011

Twitter’s mobile web app delivers performance

As the number of people using Twitter has grown, we’ve wanted to make sure that we deliver the best possible experience to users, regardless of platform or device. Since is not optimized for smaller screens or touch interactions familiar to many smart phones, we decided to build a cross-platform web application that felt native in its responsiveness and speed for those who prefer accessing Twitter on their phone’s or the tablet’s browser.