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Aug09 Twitter Meetup -BirdHackers Twtr API session, OAuth Secrets and Cool Demos

  • Aug 26, 2009 · 6:30 PM

Thanks to everyone who made our first #tmeetup rock!!! We have taken your feedback and planned a bigger room and diff format. 6.30: U can attend Birdhackers hackathon or just Network (Pizza and Beer/Icecream thnx to SuperRewards and MrTweet) Introducing Birdhackers a new Twitter Hackathon session! Joel Strellner of @myinview will teach twitter api 101 and intro to twitter's streaming API
Bring your ideas that are waiting for twitter api help to become apps. If your app launches within the night you can demo at the end of our sessions.

7pm: Cool Demos (w audience Q&A)

  • TalkingPuffin Opensource twitter Client by Dave Briccetti
  • Twittelator cool twitter client for iphone by Andrew Stone
  • a Mozilla Firefox Plugin by Jason Wiener
  • OneRiot "power of twitter search api" by Tobias Peggs

7.40pm: OAuth Twitter Implementation Secrets by @Jesse (Jesse Stay of Staynalive)
8pm : OAuth Panel Q&A Moderated by @BenParr of Mashable
Panelists are: @Jesse, twitter API team, Andrew Stone of @twitterlator

Pl use hashtag #tmeetup

See you there!

Sudha (@sujamthe), Perrine (@pcrampton) and Shuchi(@autkast)

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I think Sudha takes her tasks very seriously. She went many extra miles and ensured smiles all around. I liked being there and would need to play with my calendar a bit to ensure that I am able to attend all

    August 28, 2009

  • john M.

    The networking opportunities at this event were poor because of the set-up of the room. Attendees grabbed pizza and soda and then sat down at the tables. Consequently, it was impossible to speak with anyone new. In the future, you should put the pizza/sodas in another room and/or rope off the tables so that people have to stand and mingle.

    In addition, the company presentations were almost all weak. The presenters had a hard time explaining what their companies/services actually did. I would suggest requiring further preparation.

    August 27, 2009

  • Dan O.

    You guys are 2 for 2! It was great. The room had plenty of space. Great demos, speaker, and panelists. Food, beverages, and dessert were above and beyond the norm. Good crowd, too.

    August 27, 2009

  • JeanCarl B.

    There was a lot of stuff tonight which helped to understand oAuth and Twitter. This meetup definitely gave a good amount of perspective from demos, a presentation, and a panel. And the food wasn't bad either!

    August 26, 2009

  • Ed P.

    Good idea to bring in remote presenters. The bumpy start was not a problem-- still good idea. Jesse took a while to get going to the meat of his talk-- not a technical problem. Abusing everyone with too many tweets may need some rethinking? Turning meeting into a spam machine is not good.

    August 26, 2009

  • A former member
    A former member

    Any chance to discuss the new proposed ReTweet API, too?

    August 26, 2009

  • Perrine C.

    Cool! A hackathon!!!

    August 7, 2009

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  • Mrtweet

    MrTweet is buying beer and icecream at the Aug Meetup!

  • SuperRewards

    Thank You SuperRewards for the Pizza

  • Apigee

    Apigee, thanks for sponsoring food in Feb09 meetup

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