Posts Tagged ‘ api ’

Quick Twitter API Tip: Don’t Make Requests on The Hour

March 12, 2011
Quick Twitter API Tip: Don’t Make Requests on The Hour

The title says it all, really. I’m currently running two almost-identical scripts that pull data from the Twitter API every half an hour. The first version of the script runs at :00 and :30 minutes past every hour, and the second version at :05 and :35 minutes past every hour. The on-the-hour/half-hour script fails...
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Migrating from Twitter Basic Authentication to OAuth Credentials

August 13, 2010

At the end of August 2010, all Twitter apps that use Basic Authentication to post/query the API will no longer work. Apps need to migrate to OAuth authentication, but this can be a little tricky. I’ve created something for my particular use-case that you might find useful too. I have a number of automated...
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Random Graph Generator

July 1, 2010
Random Graph Generator

I thought it would be kind of fun to create a random graph, using words from Twitter. So! Just head on over to: http://danzambonini.com/randomgraph/ and you’ll see a new random graph every hour (well, if you refresh the page every hour)! Please be warned: I don’t filter for swear words or other potentially nasty...
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