The Twitter Engineering Blog

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

Results from Engineering for: February 2012

Simple Strategies for Smooth Animation on the iPhone

The iPhone was revolutionary for its use of direct manipulation – the feeling that you’re really holding content in your hands and manipulating it with your fingertips. While many mobile platforms have touch, it is the realistic physics and fluid animation of the iPhone that sets it apart from its competitors.


Twitter NYC Open House

When we opened an office in New York City last October, we were excited to become a part of the city’s growing tech community, with all of its energy and innovation. Since then, we’ve been building out an engineering team in New York. Focused on search and discovery, the team works to find ways to extract value out of the more than 250 million Tweets people send every day.