MapJam has yet to build its own standalone app, Gonzalez said, and he was strongly considering using Twitter Fabric.
If the phrase "build, grow and monetize" sounds familiar, that's because Facebook is trying to do something similar with its own platform.
Developers at the show, however, weren't sure yet how competitive, or complementary, Twitter's services would be with Facebook's.
The best thing Twitter has going now is the attention of outside developers, they said.
"Look at the people here," said PocketSuite's Forjindam. "Twitter's got an ecosystem again."
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