With the Tumblr Java SDK by Tumblr, developers can wrap the API to access social, blogging, content, and media features. Basic usage shows information to authenticate user, post, and tag. Pagination, Maven, and running tests available. By Kevin Coughlin.
Although Twitter delayed the deprecation of its Streaming API a few times, the time has finally come. Next week, Twitter will deprecate Site Streams, User Streams, and legacy Direct Message endpoints. This move leaves Twitter clients like Twitterrific and Tweetbot with gaps in their functionality.
Sometimes we forget what the real purpose of all this fancy technology is. And what is that? To make our real lives easier. Mashups often help with that, allowing us to do such simple things as find a good beer, our favorite music artists, where the streetcars are, or where a park is.