Silverlight Developers can Write Apps that Integrate Twitter with Microsoft Outlook Today
Online PR News – 11-January-2010 – – Today RedCritter Corp. announced the immediate availability of its much anticipated RedCritter™ SDK for Twitter, a software development kit for creating Twitter Apps that run inside Microsoft Outlook. The RedCritter SDK enables more than half a million Microsoft Silverlight developers to easily create Twitter Apps that seamlessly interact with Outlook. Apps can respond contextually to user’s actions within Outlook.
The RedCritter platform offers Silverlight developers free, full life-cycle, cloud-based tools for creating, testing, hosting, publishing and managing their Twitter enabled Apps. It includes version control, remote debugging, error monitoring, usage monitoring as well as the ability to move Apps from staging to production in a single click. Developers can release App upgrades to their entire user base without the need for any end-user installation or interaction. Upgrades happen silently, behind the scenes, guaranteeing that every user always has the latest version.
"RedCritter makes it easy for Silverlight developers to create unique types of Twitter Apps geared specifically for the Microsoft Outlook knowledge worker." said Erika Lambert, RedCritter VP of Marketing. "Twitter’s accelerated adoption within the business world has created the possibility of remarkable innovations in the way we do business and how we use Microsoft Outlook."
In addition to support for easy retweets and replies, the Tweets App offers one click access to the Twitter profiles and related Outlook contact information. One click replies via Outlook Email is also supported.
The RedCritter SDK is a free download and is immediately available for Microsoft Silverlight developers. Visit www.redcritter.com to get started.