Twitter Tools OAuth Update

I’ve finished researching the changes needed to integrate OAuth into Twitter Tools. The code changes are pretty straightforward and there is plenty of prior art and examples out there to reference. The technical implementation isn’t a problem.

My concern is with the user experience of the initial install and set-up of the plugin. This would take a pretty big hit if I implement OAuth according to my best understanding of the required guidelines. I’m exploring some other options to see if I can find a good way to reduce the required steps and keep a nice simple user experience.

Regardless, I still plan to have something ready for public release before the deadline – though time is getting a little tight.

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