I am wanting to allow a user to update their twitter status from my website. I was planning on using Twitter's @anywhere feature, but this was not a very friendly solution:

  • Take over 3 seconds to load
  • Makes 14 requests
  • Calls jQuery twice


Then I found the Twitter REST API: https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api

Using OAuth, I want the user to be able to login, and then update their status using that API. I've been trying to find tutorials on this, but I haven't found any that use the REST API to update the Twitter Status.

Does anyone have code for/know of a tutorial for what I'm looking for?