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Swift Twitter Webpart for SharePoint by Deltascheme

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Web Part
Developer
Works with
Ideal for
  • Developers
  • Designers
  • Power Users / End Users
Price, US $
770.00
Licensing
Commercial
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The Twitter WebPart from Deltascheme surfaces content from Twitter without overloading the Twitter API rate limits – meaning the staff get to see the latest news, from the hottest source, without leaving the corporate network.

The Twitter web part allows searching for tweets using Twitter’s Search API.

  • Search for words, hashtags and messages to or from an individual.
  • Display the Twitter web part in a 'Widget' format, or SharePoint Web Part format.
  • Group by Author.
  • Caches the results of a search and avatar images, reducing traffic to Twitter.

Twitter offers a free widget for displaying tweets in another web site. This widget periodically asks Twitter for any new results. However, if Twitter receives too many requests from a particular server it labels that server as a nuisance and temporarily stops replying to it. This is known as "Rate Limiting". Unfortunately, it's quite common for organizations to route their Internet traffic through one gateway server, which appears to Twitter as if it is being a nuisance and making too many requests. Some SharePoint customers found that that Twitter widget would stop working as they were being rate limited. The Twitter web part avoids this problem by adding a cache to SharePoint, so that far fewer requests are sent to Twitter. Some organizations also had prevented their network users from accessing the Internet, which would stop the Twitter widget from working. With the Twitter web part it is the SharePoint farm that is making the request to the Internet, so if it has access to the Internet, it can bring back content from Twitter for users.

 
 

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Swift Twitter Webpart for SharePoint by Deltascheme
Swift Twitter Webpart for SharePoint by Deltascheme
Swift Twitter Webpart for SharePoint by Deltascheme

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Average user rating from: 3 user(s)

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5.0  (3)
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Swift Twitter Webpart for SharePoint by Deltascheme 2012-07-25 11:11:51 Stuart Turner
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5.0
Reviewed by Stuart Turner    July 25, 2012

Twitter Webpart

Easy to use, install and manage - better than others we have tried

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simple tool that works!
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V1.0
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Swift Twitter Webpart for SharePoint by Deltascheme 2012-03-09 17:28:04 Chris
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5.0
Reviewed by Chris    March 09, 2012

Twitter webpart

A straight forward solution that can be easily configured to any twitter account. Not as clunky or slow as other twitter webparts we've used.

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Does exactly what it says on the tin/box/datasheet!
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v1.0
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Swift Twitter Webpart for SharePoint by Deltascheme 2011-10-23 08:52:34 Keith Lester
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5.0
Reviewed by Keith Lester    October 23, 2011

Excellent web part for showing Twitter feeds

Excellent web part for showing our corporate Twitter feeds on the home page of our intranet. Our marketing and communications people are very happy with the solution and the business is kept informed of what's going on without wasting time repeatedly visiting Twitter.

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Pros
An effective and reliable web part for showing selected Twitter feeds. Easy to use, add to pages and specify which Twitter feeds to show. Refreshes feeds automatically.
Cons
None.
Version Reviewed
1.0
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