the boy with the broken stomach
Tweet like you never tweeted before!
Tonight I  found this cool application that enables you to tweet using your command line (Windows version) called Quitter. The name might sound weak but never judge the book my its cover(or even its title).
Quitter is a Twitter client that doesn't announce itself to the entire cube farm; it runs in a command window (or "DOS window"). There's no installer and no entries in the Start Menu; it will run from a thumbdrive. It's a single small EXE file (about 105k) and it stores its settings in a small XML file.

With this you can do your regular twitter activity such as  posting tweets, reply, retweet, direct message, open links to a web browser and a whole lot more. With this "Quiet Little Twitter Client", you can tweet like a geek. I personally enjoyed this application, with its old school ambiance, as if your tweeting way back in 1990's.Imagine twitter in black and white.
Quitter runs on Windows 2000/XP/Vista and requires Version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework or higher (version 2.0 was released in 2006; most Windows machines should have version 2.0 or higher).

The timeline shown Twitter can be also be viewed in the command line.It is displayed into two columns. The author's name and time published is on the left column while the tweet is on the right column. You can also filter (or highlight) tweets from users and certain #hashtags you specified on the configuration menu. Follow and unfollow other users like you do on a normal twitter environment and other cool stuff you might want to discover yourself. Download it at!

For those people asking what's the practical application of this thing. Why would someone use console if the web can offer a more compelling graphics and user experience? I'm not certain about the essence of using Quitter; but in my opinion when you have scarce resources, specially if you're in  a place with limited bandwidth. It would be much better to use this kind of application so you don't need to download unnecessary things like mark-up, style sheets, images, and other designs you might not want. Of course it would still look nicer to see a neat layout; but if your primary concern are information via public timeline I recommend Quitter. Small but terrible!

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