Developers take to Twitter to vent frustration with Twitter

Developers have been working since June to figure out what a Twitter API restriction could look like. Now, with clearer guidelines, the floodgates have opened, and with Twitter’s announcement on Thursday afternoon came a deluge of reactions to the news. And of course, developers posted their reactions to Twitter.

Here are a variety of reactions and comments as expressed on Thursday, from many people who seem to think Twitter’s news will dramatically change the web’s landscape:

Instapaper founder Marco Arment:

Daring Fireball‘s John Gruber:

Bottlenose CEO’s Nova Spivack:

YouTube‘s Hunter Walk:

Tweetbot‘s Paul Haddad:

ThinkUp‘s Gina Trapani:‘s CEO Aaron Levie: