Introducing Fabric, Twitter's Mobile Development Platform

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Of all tech companies, Twitter has been infamous for having a complicated relationship with developers. It seems that the company wants to change that. Twitter hosted "Flight", it's first developer conference last year and more recently hosted "Flock", where they announced Fabric, a new development platform consisting of three development kits: Crashlytics, Mopub, and Twitter Kit.

Fabric promises developers many features, such as sign-in with Twitter, Twitter Embeds and phone number based logins, "with just a single line of code". This brings Twitter into competition with Amazon, Facebook and Google, who all provide back-end support and tools that developers need to build mobile apps. The company announced a list of companies who are already using Fabric, including AOL, Kickstarter, McDonalds and Spotify.

Let's have a look at the components of Fabric to see what it's capable of!

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