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Chromed Bird

  1. What is it?

    Chromed Bird is a general purpose Chromium twitter extension.

  2. Installing

    Install it now

  3. Compatibility

    Currently only Dev channel releases of Google Chrome support extensions. Check http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel.

  4. Features

    Chromed Bird is only starting but it already lets you do basic stuff like view your friends timeline, compose tweets, and replying and retweeting. Let's try to summarize this:

    • Follow your friends timeline and navigate through older tweets
    • Tweets caching to avoid hitting Twitter's API rate limit (Only hit Twitter after 1 minute or when fetching uncached pages)
    • Compose, reply, and RT tweets
    • It uses Chromium autoupdate feature, so you won't be left behind.
  5. Wishlist

    There are lots of missing stuff, some of them seem to be limitations from Chromium's current extensions API.

    • It should automatically notify on new tweets, but I couldn't find a way to open a popup from the background page.
    • It'd be nice to track read / unread tweets.
    • There seem to be some issues with popup window resizing, it doesn't shrink back as content shrinks.
    • Use OAuth authentication (Although I think it's a little cumbersome to have users copying and pasting the PIN number)
  6. License

    This project uses the very simple and permissive MIT license. Check the LICENSE file.

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