Twitter API tutorial

by javier (modified: 2017 Apr 21)

Introduction to Twitter's API

This tutorial will show you, step by step, how to use Twitter's API using EiffelWeb. The examples will depend on HTTP client, JSON and Oauth (Cypress) libraries. Finally, we will introduce a high-level Eiffel API for Twitter.

1.First, we will learn how to authenticate with Twitter

Twitter Authentication

2.Parsing a Twitter's JSON representation of the authenticating user for successful requests

Parse JSON Twitter API response

3.Reading a tweet given its ID number

[How to read a Tweet]

4.Reading a user timeline using his screen name

[How to read a Timeline]

5.Sending a Tweet

[How to send a Tweet]