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Pocket IRC is Open Source

Seeing as how the Windows Mobile platform for native C/C++ applications has effectively been killed off (at least for consumers) by Windows Phone 7 which runs only managed .NET applications, it seems like as good a time as any to … Continue reading

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How To RTFM

I wrote this little story many years ago.  It was originally posted as a section on the EFNet #winprog channel FAQ.  The oldest copy of the FAQ page that the Wayback Machine has is 2001, so it’s at least that old, if not … Continue reading

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Twitter OAuth in C++ for Win32 – Part 3 – Updating Twitter Status

Part 1 covered the OAuth process at a high level, and Part 2 went over the example code in detail.  Here in Part 3, we’ll finish things off by adding support for doing OAuth POST requests, enabling you to update … Continue reading

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Twitter OAuth in C++ for Win32 – Part 2

Part 1 covered the OAuth process at a high level, and Part 2 goes over the example code in what will likely turn out to be too much detail. The example project and source files are available on Google Code; … Continue reading

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Why are Twitter Clients all AIR or .NET?

I currently use twhirl, because it’s the only Twitter client I’ve found for Windows so far that I can stand.  It’s simple, unintrusive, single column, and just generally looks decent and works well.  There are a few problems though… 1) … Continue reading

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Pocket IRC is now free

Pocket IRC my IRC client for Pocket PC and Windows Mobile devices.  Version 1.3 has been released removing registration requirements and is now available for free, previously $14.95 USD. This release doesn’t add a lot of new functionality, but it … Continue reading

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