Fetch Twitter friends or followers through REST API in Java

I was playing around with fetching Twitter followers and friends with Twitter4J. But it was taking time to do that. So I code it with using REST urls given by Twitter. It fetches all your friends or followers. Depending upon your application that you want one list or you want to use paging. But I did it in one go. Performance wise, it will be trouble of fetching say 2000 followers or friends.

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P@SHA LaunchPad, an envent to foster up entrepreneurship in Pakistan

P@SHA (Pakistan Software House Association) has come up with a great idea to promote entrepreneurship in Pakistan. They are conducting an event LaunchPad.  Previously the president of P@SHA, Jehan Ara was involved in conducting session called Startup Insiders. A panel discussion where people ask question about their startups to the people who are from silicon valley and startup gurus. LaunchPad has similar flavor to it.

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iPhone theme for Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

The most interesting thing about iPhone is its usability. People love to customize things like they want to see them. I also searched out a theme that gave the iPhone look to my Nokia 5800 XM phone. I like the icon set of iPhone and this theme has tried well to look alike.

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Computer science is an attitude

While discussion with one of my friends this term has been coined out. That people who are programmers or they solve computer problems, associated with different computer professions (but programming in particular). They have computer science in their lives.

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Social media websites affected IMs

Since I started using Twitter and Facebook I found my usage of IM has been decreased. I believe that social media websites has affected greatly the usage of messengers. Google did a good job to me that I don’t need to add people explicitly into Gtalk. The people to whom I ever wrote some thing are my buddies. And if I talk about MSN messenger, I fever (or can be say no) received any add buddy request. But if I see network on Facebook or Twitter, it is expanding.

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