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Twitter unAuth – The Web Scrape API

Twitter has been scaling down access to its API for some time now. But last night, it turned off unauthorized API requests entirely, breaking an armada of web widgets that didn’t route users through the awkward workflow of authentication. If you’re anything like me, you find the notion of requiring a login for data that […]

Nobody Codes in Multiple Choice

I was recently referred to an online testing site to demonstrate my “skill” at PHP. I did well enough—any potential test-takers for the PHP 5.3 test can find a good primmer here—but the test really highlighted something that I think a lot of people misunderstand about programming: it is, at its heart, a creative […]