Searching Twitter on Windows Phone 7

Thursday, February 24, 2011

In the previous post we’ve seen how to get list of trends on twitter. On this post we continue to explore twitter service. We will see you how to search for twits on twitter. Searching Twitter Twitter exposes a JSON-based search service in the following address: http://search.twitter.com/search.json?q={0} where {0} should be replaced with your search term. The results are returned in JSON data format, so we will use again the DataContractJsonSerializer. For more details on how to use it, check out the previous post. Defining Twit and...

Get Twitter Trends on Windows Phone 7

Monday, February 21, 2011

In this post I will show you how you can get the list of trends on twitter. On the next post I’ll show you how you can get the twits related to these trends and generally search twitter for twits. What The Trend? Twitter provides a cool site named http://whatthetrend.com/ where you can see the 10 topics which are most discussed currently on twitter. This site also provides us a web service that returns its results in JSON data format. The service can be accessed using the...