15 posts tagged as "twitter"

Adding a Twitter Widget to any web site with jQuery

While redesigning my blog I chose to add more of a lifestream effect to the home page of the site. I also made a conscious effort use as much AJAX with jQuery as I could and was appropriate, both to improve perceived performance and just for fun....


Best @TFFRatio Requests, Part III

I’ve been trying to convince myself over the last couple of weeks that I should write a blog post, but I truly feel that I have nothing worth sharing that couldn’t be put down in 140 characters or less (referring to Twitter/Facebook, of course)....


Create a Twitter-like logo

I recently upgraded the look of the TwitterRatio site. The charcoal look was okay for starters but I wanted to make it look more Twitter-like, something that I’d noticed that a lot of other Twitter utility sites had been doing. In the process I...


A brief look at the Google Chart API

I needed a simple chart control. I briefly thought about the new ASP.NET Chart control, but that is .NET 3.5 and my current code base is still .NET 2.0. I probably could migrate the code to 3.5 painlessly enough, but “if it ain’t broke…”. I have...


Missing some Tweets from Friends on Twitter?

In the past month or so I've seen lots of comments from people stating something like, "I'm not getting all the tweets from my friends. I end up getting only part of the conversations." In addition to the recent poor performance from Twitter, I...


Who is digging TFF Ratio?

I noticed over the Memorial Day weekend that traffic for TwitterRatio.com picked up quite a bit. I've also seen the TFF Ratio auto-responder sending out replies to a lot of newcomers to the TFF party. I'm excited to see the site and bot getting...


Best @TFFRatio Requests, Part II

I received some good response from my last Best @TFFRatio Requests post, plus a request to do another one soon. I aim to please so here goes (again in no particular order): evolvingWe @tffratio How do I compare to Gretchen now? 09:23 AM April...


The Best @TFFRatio Requests

When I enabled the auto reply bot for TFF Ratio on Twitter, people immediately started having fun with it saying things like "@TFFRatio, how much to you love me" and "@TFFRatio - hit me". Recently, though, a couple of Tweeps (Dan Rigsby -...


More TFF Ratio Updates

A few days ago I blogged about adding some cool updates to the TFF Ratio site that included adding a ReTweeter that would reply with your TFF Ratio stats if you used @tffratio in a tweet. I got some comments from friends and colleagues...


TFF Ratio Updates

Last weekend I made some updates to the TFF Ratio site to give it a little more "oomph". One of the things I noticed was that people would go to the TFF Ratio site, get their ratio and then post it on Twitter with something like "Hey my TFF Ratio...