Showing posts with label twitter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label twitter. Show all posts

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Classic ASP VBScript OAuth

FINALLY. VBScript OAuth with example project!

OAuth is hard. I don't care if you're the greatest engineer on Earth, at first glance OAuth is a WTF moment. Having a slew of Classic ASP sites to maintain, and no luck finding any help in the VBSCript OAuth department, I dove in to the HELL that is OAuth. When I'd finally emerged, although scarred for life, I had a full fledged OAuth implementation... done entirely in VBScript... OK, not entirely... but mostly no doubt.

Check it out here: Classic ASP VBScript OAuth

Get twitter user profile pic by name, unauthenticated

No javascript required. No server side component to deal with. Just drop the image tag in using this generic handler as the src:[SCREEN_NAME]

Replace "[SCREEN_NAME]" with the actual screen name and, voilĂ .

EX: <img src="">