The Twitter Instant Speed Meter

TweeSpeed FAQ

  1. Q: What is TweeSpeed ?
    R: TweeSpeed is a web service giving you the number of tweets sent in the last minute.
  2. Q: Is it accurate ?
    R: Probably ... TweeSpeed is based on the public timeline, grab information for the 5 last minutes and calculate an average speed for one minute.
  3. Q: Why ?
    R: Why not ? TweeSpeed was built in a couple of hours to test some technologies.
  4. Q: So what about the technologies ?
    R: TweeSpeed is developped in Java (JSP), uses the Twitter Java API, and runs on Google App Engine, Ajax, Sitemesh for page decoration,Eclipse as dev tool, Google Visualization API Gauge, ...
  5. Q: Question 5?
    R: There is no question 5.
  6. Q: Why the name TweeSpeed ?
    R: Try to register a free domain name including "Twitter" or "Tweet" or "twit", ... and you'll understand how it's easy to choose a name ;-)
  7. Q: Do I need to refresh the page ?
    R: No, the gauge is refreshing by itself every minute.
  8. Q: That's funny, how could I help ?
    R: By spreading the TweeSpeed using the "Tweet This" button below the gauge and by giving your feedback using the GetSatisfaction group (see on left screen side)! Thanks !

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