GSoC 2009/Projects/Twitter Plugin And Twitpic Support For Canola


[edit] Twitter application and Twitpic support for Canola - GSoC 2009 Project

[edit] Project summary

The aim of this project is to provide a twitter application and twitpic support for canola2.

Twitter is a social networking and micro blogging system.

Twitpic could be used to share photos over twitter.

Features to be implemented in the new twitter plugin

  • UI of the twitter plugin.
  • Engaging in usual twitter activities.
  • Posting pictures on the device over twitpic.
  • Adding support to the flickr plugin to share URL's of photos over twitter.
  • Adding suppport to the youtube plugin to share URL's of videos over twitter.

Mockups of the plugin - Media:twitter_mockup.jpg Current Interfaces - Media:Twitter-textbox.png , Media:Twitter-list.png Media:Twitter-updates.png , Media:Twitter-options.png , Media:Twitter-Reply.png , Media:Twitter-Twitpic.png

[edit] Progress

  • Settings options implemented.
  • Twitter client implemented.
  • Twitter options(Reply, Retweet, Delete) implemented
  • Twitpic support integrated

[edit] Project Reports

[edit] How to Install

  • Download the latest twitter-plugin using the command, git clone git://
  • copy the mainline/canola-twitter folder into canola-src/canola/plugins folder
  • cd into, mainline/data/themes/default
  • Run, edje_cc default.edc default-twitter.edj -id images command to compile the theme file
  • copy the default-twitter.edj into canola-src/canola/THEMES folder
  • Install python-twitter API from [1]