Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

February 2010

@echofon The geo location feature in for shoul fail non-modally in my opinion, not w/ a modal alert. Thoughts? Thanks!

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@TNVS Issue2: 1.5.3 daemon wakes up powered-off . Should never happen! Can you reproduce these issues on your side? Thx.

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@TNVS Hi! Issue1: 1.5.3 seems to leak memory after 2+ days uptime: uninstalled, now get ~9MB more free w/ only Phone app running.

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Thanks, @sixtus42 &a@cramforceorce. So we more or less agree that […]/reservations/FT35ZBQ is #REST -ful, contradicting the omsPhD

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What is more -ful: travelcompany.example.org/reservations?code=FT35ZBQ or travelcompany.example.org/reservations/FT35ZBQ

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Another day of . Reading the SOAP 1.2 spec: http://www.w3.org/TR/200… env:mustUnderstand=”true” ;-)

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OH: I improvise best when I’m prepared.

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@BinaryJunkie At a quick glance I came up with this for feeding RSS into Twitter: http://feald.com/index/r…

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.@BinaryJunkie Q: ’s search services; Possible to create a query & then get notified when new stuff matches? A: http://bit.ly/axIMY3

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RT @aemkei: I was waiting for this: “The Google Static Maps API no longer requires a Maps API key!” http://tr.im/PJ2g // Yay!

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Hey users, I have an invitation to test-drive the native beta app, but no longer have a BB. Ping me if interested.

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@echofon In for is there a way to see /who/ retweeted you in the “Your Tweets Retweeted” view? If not, could it be done?

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@BinaryJunkie IMHO is hardware-wise perfect except for the AMOLED display in sun light (minor issue). 2.1update1 is great

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Hands up: whom of you’re carrying 2+ smartphones w/ you? Me a , an 3G &roid. All have their hard-/software pros/cons.

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I my 3G was a PC and I could just open the case and install another RAM module. Technically it should be possible. Anyone?

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RT @JohnMu: RT @iamjason Why Google kicked one if it’s own employees out of the index (me!): http://bit.ly/google-kic…

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RT @bogosian, @kent12345: Google is looking for a Sales Engineer (Customer Solutions Engineer) in NY http://bit.ly/nycse //Get my job in NY!

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is over. Thanks to everyone who attended. Now looking forward to the due date, and to what other -s will do…

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Background story of BrowserChoice.eu http://bit.ly/9uE2A2 // Messed up the “Install” link before: http://bit.ly/cbhkYc

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Flock Browser found via BrowserChoice.eu L10N issue: “baiser” on the hand http://bit.ly/cQYEYN also means “fuck” in French. Go for “bisou”!

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All “Install” links on BrowserChoice.eu go thru http://bit.ly/cbhkYc. Will you release the tracking data, @Microsoft ?

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BrowserChoice.eu http://bit.ly/aQLCzA was designed in accordance w/ a competition law decision issued by the European Commission in Dec ’09.

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CORRECTION RT @tomayac: […] train attendants to have Android-based handhelds ! for travel info ! (via @greenrobot_de [thx])

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working on consumer app & train attendants to have Android-based handhelds for ticket inspection (@greenrobot_det_de)

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The difference between group work at school & at ttle hackathon is that at the latter people _do_ work: http://twitpic.com/14wqac

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“Hackathon in a Box”: http://bit.ly/cSbIFu w/ kudos to @byoogle. Happy hacking!

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tcurdt Dear Phil Schiller, why doesn’t Apple fix it’s parental controls instead? http://www.nytimes.com/2…

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Recommended reading: How ’s Algorithm Rules the Web: http://bit.ly/bM5zHe (via @mattcutts)

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Kicking off the 1st German today. hackathons in all major German GTUGs, best ones win: http://bit.ly/9Tq3qS

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API moves away from literal GData/Atom=>JSON transform to more compact JSON-C. Compare http://bit.ly/aeBXyx vs http://bit.ly/acqI6a

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feebeyer More than 49,000 visitors, incl. 6,000 developers (!), from 200 countries attended MWC this year http://bit.ly/918WXC

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I respect the desire for independence, but the ’97 webmail UI http://twitpic.com/14qwss of makes me they’d gone .

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jyri How To Automatically Publish Your Buzz To Twitter: http://bit.ly/c4uA3e (thanks @ssethi)

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How to bypass Motorola Droid activation: http://bit.ly/9zWyN3

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Been to & atten2010? Now wanna stroid development? There’ll be a book for that: http://bit.ly/dkekWj

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The late victory of :-( A sad day for the Internet in Germany: http://bit.ly/9jTTX5

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Last day of for me. Leaving now. Recap: &a2010 rock! People started hacking on their shiny Nexus Ones right away :)

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Stageshot featuring a screenshot at @retomeier’s session at : http://twitpic.com/13qvq6

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If you’re at & if you’re iroid, make sure to visit #TAT (The Astonishing Tribe) booth, or http://www.tat.se/home/

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Attending an intro session @ the Developer Labs by @retomeier, the main reason for what I went to . Mobile 1st!

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day2 recap: mobile 1st by @ericschmidt. is still huge & growin not only in enterprihon#Android hype aside

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RT @retomeier: Professional Android 2 Application Development av. NOW as Wrox DRM-free PDF ebook: http://bit.ly/b7jmOA //DRM-free way to go!

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dalmaer Interesting that the brand is going from Windows Mobile to Windows Phone *just* when I stop thinking of my mobile device as a phone!

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developer day takes out 200 devs to the FC Barcelona stadium for an inside Camp Nou tour & dinner. Awesome! Thanks.

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Eric Schmidt (@ericschmidt) has Eric Tseng (@etseng) announce on . Next demo: Google Earth.

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Noticing how , Adobe () & Omniture (BB comp) all underline how friends they are. Windows 7 Phone wont support Fla#MWC

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Attended a UI session (lots of DIY manager coding req) & a 3D gaming session (not sure if it attracts users)erry dev day#MWC

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W/ , &ahone (et al?) movinbKit, I wonderpera will get much love. Weird how BB sticks to the cursor idea

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At the Developer Day during learnin about context-aware apps & rememberin the cluttered menu on my 1st BB at the same time.

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greenrobot_de BlackBerry goes WebKit & JIL, Preview:@BlackBerryDevyDev: BlackBerry WebKit Browser Preview at Mobile World Congress! http://bit.ly/9meTVa

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day 1 recap: Windows 7 Phone & Meego announced, Symbian opensourced (old news), Flash on Android, Opera ready, Samsung Wave fun

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Loving how the “WiFi at big Conferences” issue (http://bit.ly/Iuwyp) hits . DHCP servers seem to run out of IPs & slow Inet.

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At the Windows 7 Mobile demo at at the Microsoft booth. Can one “broken-heart” Internet Explorer as well (new UI metaphor)?

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At in the Vodafone360 auditorium. Now heading to the booth for the Windows 7 Mobile stream w/ SteveBallmer. Woohoo

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Reading papers on for . People dont agree if CRUD maps to PUT, GET, POST, DELETE or rather POST, GET, PUT, DELETE.

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Google Maps Labs adds some nice new features, e.g. the Lat/Long explorer or the select to zoom option. Go out & play: http://bit.ly/duPLSa

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gdinwiddie There are 2 hard problems in computer science: cache invalidation, threading, and off-by-1 errors.

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I consider FEB 11 the 1st day of . Now officially a PhD student of . Sunny side of life in http://twitpic.com/12kjca

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is over. Thanks to all attendees and the AdWords API Developer Relations team. Again, follow recommendation: http://bit.ly/chxVlo

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vicgundotra Watch Google’s exciting launch event at 10 PST at this URL: http://www.youtube.com/f…

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greenrobot_de Did you notice the “A JIT Compiler for Android’s Dalvik VM” session at Google I/O? Hope Google has its JIT until then. http://bit.ly/a3FdmW

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Back after lunch break. Now Joel Toby on AdParams new in the AdWords API v2009: http://bit.ly/a6DjHP

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launched by Myriad. Claims to make apps up to 3x faster. See’em at http://bit.ly/ccBom4 (via @greenrobot_de)

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AdWords API authentication via token explained by A. Karp http://bit.ly/dzzjUt Uses standard ClientLogin API http://bit.ly/do6jfl

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Yay! Plans to only /block/ Internet child porn in Germany have been replaced by plans to /delete/ it: http://bit.ly/90RpF9 [DE]

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BulkMutateJobs explained by @sergiomdgomes at . Also see this blog post: http://bit.ly/a7ZLXQ

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Rotating Google Maps with CSS & jQuery: http://bit.ly/dmvjHU Awesome if this worked nativelyhone 3G Maps (@codepo8epo8)

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OH (during AdWords API v2009 live-coding session): “Any questions?” - “N/A” - “Either it’s very clear, or very confusing.”

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Split your AdWords API code in modules separated by version (v13, v2009). Makes piece-wise migration easier: http://bit.ly/bI0olj

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v13 of the AdWords API will definitely be shut down on April 22. Client libraries are your friend: http://bit.ly/doJrMn

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AdWords API Hack Day @ Google Hamburg starts w/ Aaron Karp. Slides: http://bit.ly/bQ8ush Follow recommodation: http://bit.ly/chxVlo

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I will be live-tweeting tomorrow’s @adwordsapi AdWords API Hack Day event at Hamburg using the tag (got it?)

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RT @chanezon: […] French Android devs rock!@retomeierer French devs rock in general/No! Ils rockent, with a cute French accent ;-)

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I wonder how many resumes have been rejected b/o a “profile” of someone on 123people.com. Dear @123people, NAME is a pretty bad primary key!

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This almost physically hurts: stress tests http://bit.ly/aN9Ttf [vid]. Reminds me of IKEA http://bit.ly/8Z4Slx [img]

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RT @jerem: @tomayac Chromium Technical FAQ: http://goo.gl/Db4Y and Web Notifications draft: http://goo.gl/Mh7V

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@jerem That’s why it was a ;-) Also wishing for equal power plugs worldwide :) Oh, as we’re at it: modality sucks http://bit.ly/6paUv0

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I there was a universal cross-browser notification API like the draft http://bit.ly/cf2iAw w/ hooks to eg

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Announcing the German Battle: build a in teams of 2 to 5 & win! Details: http://bit.ly/bTEWe3

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The right MIME media type for is “application/json”. Excellent 2006 post still worth reading in 2010: http://bit.ly/9sKM3Z

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RT @tobeytailor: Thanks to @wolframkriesing for […] sharing his admirable know-how on http://bit.ly/8az5k6. […] // +1

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@mdjensen Confirmed working :-) Thanks for the fix!

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onlythoughtwork Javascript Nexus live wallpaper for your website http://ff.im/-fnJnB

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@tcurdt Yepp. Easily. Thanks to Exchange syncing…

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How to host your personal (static or not) Web site on Google App Engine with your own domain: http://bit.ly/dBDsa9 via @bogosian

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Yay! The first kernel panic ever on my 13” MacBook Pro. Yes, it hurts :-( http://twitpic.com/11bjvu

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OpenJonathan Today’s my last day at Sun. I’ll miss it. Seems only fitting to end on a . Financial crisis/Stalled too many customers/CEO no more

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Tried to reschedule my flight via the provided Web form. After 3(!) days they email back saying to please use the hotline.

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@analyticsapp Hi there! Looking forward to this update! Any ETA regarding the Apple app approval? Hopefully soon! Thanks! Tom

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Can’t stand 3.6 opening new tabs after the current tab instead of at the end? Flip browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent to FALSE.

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Neither data nor spend have any impact at all on your ranking http://goo.gl/wlFf (via @googlewmc)

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@ChristopherBlum While most script engines support this, it is not part of ECMAScript. Don’t do it, source of all evil ;-)

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@cramforce . Elegant, native, out-of-the-way Growl notifications… Plus my personal killer feature: synced tne

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Seeing “q=save+us+from+berlusconi” in your server logs? This SEEMS to be a response to http://bit.ly/9YUtXO from Italian Internet activists.

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Plus the official (free) app for http://itunes.apple.com/… [iTunes link]

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AppsZoom An official App for the MWC 2010. http://www.androidzoom.c…

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I’ll go to b/o the Lab tour. Meet-up at the Google booth or the expo/lab? Get in multitouch ;-)

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LordofGoats @retomeier Pedants’ corner. Plural of “Nexus” is “Nexus.” Is fourth declension Latin noun - nominative singular and plural endings are “us.”

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isn’t evil. isn’t dead. Thank God the doesn’t have a single vendor - Epic title! http://bit.ly/9Eh98a (via @dalmaer)

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Useful bookmarklets for on (no required): http://bit.ly/9Fmahb (via @murdaFSM)

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“With a prompter in every cellar window whispering comebacks, shy people would have the last laugh.” (http://bit.ly/9XhE8O) => Missing him.

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codepo8 Happy Palindrome day: 01022010

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@sixtus42 Yay! Dann Gl├╝ckwunsch zum neuen Arbeitgeber :-)

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