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SharePoint Workflow Extensions Kit

Virto Workflow Activities Kit Utility for Twitter (WakTwitter.exe)

Twitter activities use OAuth protocol for authentication. OAuth is a simple way to publish and interact with protected data, more info here http://oauth.net and http://dev.twitter.com/pages/auth .

Virto Workflow Activities Kit is registered Twitter application. You should grant permissions for Virto Workflow Activities Kit application before using Twitter activities.

You should use Virto Workflow Activities Kit Utility for Twitter (WakTwitter.exe) to allow Virto Workflow Activities Kit application to connect to your account and get token and security token.

Virto Workflow Activities Kit installation adds WakTwitter.exe into [SP Hive]\Bin folder.

Usually:

"c:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\BIN\WakTwitter.exe" for SharePoint 2007

"c:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\BIN\WakTwitter.exe" for SharePoint 2010

Next Steps show how to allow Virto Workflow Activities Kit application to connect to your account and get token and security token

Step 1. Run WakTwitter.exe application from Virto Workflow Activities Kit.

**Step 2. Click “Request PIN” button to request Twitter PIN code for Virto Workflow Activities Kit application **

WakTwitter application requests token from Twitter site and open browser page with request page. You should allow Virto Workflow Activities Kit application to connect to your account. You may revoke access to this application at any time by visiting your Settings page.

**Step 3. Copy PIN from Web Page to WakTwitter **

Simply return to WakTwitter, enter the following PIN and click “Request Tokens” button to complete the process.

Save Token and Secuity Token

Keep Token and Secuity Token. You should use them in “Set Twitter OAuth authentication” activity.