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Tweetbot URL scheme

We’ve gotten a few questions on the URL scheme for Tweetbot and I wanted to have a post to point other developers to. This will be updated as we make changes for new versions. If you aren’t a developer please feel free to move on, not much to see here.

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Much ado about 24 bytes

Sometimes in life there are questions with no clear answers. How many bytes in a kilobyte is one of those questions. Is it 1000 or 1024? It really depends on whom you ask. For better or worse we chose to use 1000 for a kilobyte and for 1024 we chose the IEC standard kibibyte. Read on for why we came to this decision.

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Converbot Quickie

Here’s a fast update of where we are at with Convertbot and what we are planning over the next few days.

Update (04/09/09) : Version 1.0.1 approved!

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The Convertbot Plan (Currencies, Releases and More)

We’ve been getting a lot of similar emails about Currencies, Units and what else is coming to Convertbot. This post is an attempt to clear some of that up.

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Tapbots Interviewed on the Mobile Orchard Podcast

Paul and I were recently interviewed on a developer podcast called Mobile Orchard. It gets a little geeky, but if you are at all interested in how we made Weightbot, give it a listen:

Tapbots Interviewed on the Mobile Orchard Podcast