Archive for the ‘twitter’ Category

Home-Made Twitter and Gmail Notifications with PHP and Arduino

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I am a little obsessed with Twitter. It's how I communicate with most of the developers I'm not fortunate to live in the same city as. I'm a little less obsessed with IoT projects, but then it's harder to find the time to work on them than it is to che...

Hacking the Fitbit – Emulating a Pager for Twitter DMs!

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I've been trying to wake up earlier in the morning. The trouble is that alarms wake everybody up, not just me. To get around this problem, I recently bought the cheapest Fitbit I could find, having learned that they have a neat silent alarm. The truth ...

Sourcehunt: Cron Management, Hackathon Starters, PHP-GUI…

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Ready for a new edition of sourcehunt? Get those starring-fingers ready! lavary/crunz [15 ★] crunz is a Laravel scheduler-inspired cron manager for PHP, fully framework agnostic and independent. In many ways, it’s similar to Jobby and cron-manager...

Maybe we could tone down the JavaScript

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Lexy Munroe shows a dozen or so issues with Twitter's reliance on JavaScript that could have been handled with some kind of progressive enhancement. Sometimes picking on the big players is useful, as they really do influence how other apps choose to do...

Visualizing a Twitter Stream in VR with Three.js and Node

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Twitter is a wonderful and information rich beast. I wanted to combine some of the powers of visualization, Three.js and its VR capabilities with Socket.IO and Node to create a pretty world of particles generated via a Twitter stream. I've previously d...