Monday, 10 June 2013

Twitter OAuth Cocoa

Twitter require OAuth1.0a authorisation for any access to their API as of June 2013.  Mark in Oregon's blog post is a really easy introduction to the horror of OAuth.  This post describes how I added this facility to an OSX application written in Objective-C using XCode.

Saturday, 8 June 2013

Add another HDD to Ubuntu Server

Setting up a home server running Ubuntu Server operating system provided a foundation for lots of cool stuff like setting up a web server.  I wrote about this experience in a previous post Playing Around With Linux A Server.  This post is about adding another harddisk to the server under Ubuntu Server using the command line.  No easy GUI here!

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Useful Resources for New Mac Users

A member of my family asked me for some advice on buying a Mac.  Here's some information and resources they found particularly useful:

Twitter API Changes

Twitter are gently rolling out a number of changes as they move from API v1.0 to v1.1.  I use the Twitter API in my social media display application 'Chrysanthemum'.  This blog gives an overview of Twitter's changes in moving to Twitter API v1.1 and considers how it will affect my Chrysanthemum application (Moderated Twitter Feed for Live Events).