Facebook, Twitter, Google+ And The Future…

There’s a few things that have been swirling around inside my cavernous mind since the initial launch of Google+ which all relates to the future of social networks. I’ve already noticed a fracture forming in the camps of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ users.  I’ve already seen the behaviour of cross posting to each and even […]

The Quickest Way To Tweet via Zend Framework’s Twitter Service

This is a quick and dirty method.  It assumes a couple of things. You’ve already created your ‘app’ on twitter. You’ve already gotten your personal OAuth tokens from twitter. First you need to setup your tokens; $token = new Zend_Oauth_Token_Access(); $token->setToken(“YOUR_PERSONAL_TOKEN”)       ->setTokenSecret(“YOUR_PERSONAL_SECRET”); Second, you need to setup the Zend_Service_Twitter using your access token as […]

All I Need is REST, Vimeo, Flickr, Zend and More

Here’s my skeleton for my magical REST interface. It’s still missing a lot of method calls for Flickr and Vimeo, but the guts are there and the remaining methods will be done in priority when I need them.  Right now it supports automatic caching and logging via simple options. At some point I’ll probably put […]

Using Zend Framework to update Twitter

I was reading a post over on Mashable about the most popular twitter clients and I found it somewhat fascinating.  As of the somewhat recent Zend Framework 1.7 release, there was a new service added. Zend_Service_Twitter  – which gave me a few ideas on what to do with my own twitter account and actually feed […]