Write Your Own Linux Twitter Client In Less Time Than It Takes To Find One!
Jul 09, 2009, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I know, I know. All the cool kids have been doing it for months
now. I'm way behind. But a couple of weeks ago, I finally took the
plunge and signed up for Twitter.
"I was skeptical, but it's actually pretty interesting. It
didn't take me long to build up a list of people to follow. But I
didn't want to keep a tab open in my browser all day every day just
to check on them.
"I investigated the available Linux clients, but none was quite
what I was looking for. Either they required that I install some
big piece of infrastructure like Mono or Adobe Air, or they had
"And then I found out about Python-Twitter. It provides Python
bindings for Twitter's public API, and it's super easy to use.
Turns out you can write your own Twitter client in less time than
it takes to read about the existing ones!"
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