"Twitter Launches New API Developer Area"Twitter just launch an updated version of the Twitter Developer Site. The new developer area focuses on enhancing developer communication channels and providing improved reference material and documentation.
- Forum - Retiring of the old mailing list with a new dicussion forum that includes hot topics, email category subscriptions, and Dev Teatime, a section to focus on the social side of the Twitter developer community.
- Blog - A new blog to learn about important API announcements, events, tips and how-tos, case studies, product insights, and featuring content from different teams at Twitter, as well guest blog posts from community members.
- Documentation - The new Twitter docs have better structure and searchability, so they are easier to update, and easier to find the most up to date information about the API.
- Enhanced Search - The new developer area search is powered by Apache Solr, providing a unified search engine with filters and more relevant search results including from the group mailing list historical archives.
- Getting Started
- Application Management
- Embeddable Tools
- API Status
- Authentication Overview
- Developers for Hire
- Branding Guidelines
- API Explorer (Apigee)
Its obvious they are working to turn over a new leaf in developer relations by providing improved resources, and most importantly develop communication tools. The new discussion forum features an Introduce Yourself and gives developers the ability create threads as well as reply to threads, which will definitely initiate discussion within the community. The forum is already filling up with introductions and comments.