Tag Archives: Java

Accessing Twitter API 1.1 on Android

This tutorial covers the basics of using the Twitter API to access your own tweets, most likely with a view to displaying them in an app. Updated on Friday 13th September 2013, source code available on Github

Twitter API v1.0

On the 5th March, 2013, v1 of the Twitter API will be no longer be accessible. Currently, you can get access to Twitter REST API using unauthenticated HTTP requests. Continue reading

Builder Pattern

In Joshua Bloch’s ‘Effective Java’, the author discusses the use of the builder pattern as a way to efficiently instantiate an object which has many parameters (some mandatory, some optional). We’ll first look at two alternatives (Telescoping and Java Beans) before looking at the builder pattern.
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