About

Welcome to the web site for TWiT - an Internet television station located in Petaluma, California, USA. TWiT was launched in 2005 by Leo Laporte to create programming about technology for the tech enthusiast. Today TWiT broadcasts live from its 10,000 sq ft studio in Petaluma, creating 50 hours or more of content every week, including 20 shows you can watch here or in your podcast app on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. All our shows are free and distributed globally on the Internet in both audio and video forms.

This site was designed by Four Kitchens in Austin, Texas. It consists of several parts. The backend is hosted on Acquia and consists of the Drupal content management system and a MySQL database. The CMS provides a public and private API which is used by the web site, apps, and even end users. The front end web site, also  designed and programmed by Four Kitchens, is running in node.js on Heroku. Caching for the site is provided by Varnish at Acquia and Redis at RedisLabs. The API is documented at Apiary. API Keys are created and maintained by 3Scale.  Site performance monitoring is by New Relic