Skip to content
This repository

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with HTTPS or Subversion.

Download ZIP

An evented twitter client, specifically built to make it easy to build bots and the like. Inc. built in streaming / search support

branch: master

Fetching latest commit…

Octocat-spinner-32-eaf2f5

Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time

Octocat-spinner-32 bin
Octocat-spinner-32 config
Octocat-spinner-32 docs
Octocat-spinner-32 examples
Octocat-spinner-32 handlers
Octocat-spinner-32 lib
Octocat-spinner-32 templates
Octocat-spinner-32 test
Octocat-spinner-32 .gitignore
Octocat-spinner-32 README.markdown
Octocat-spinner-32 Rakefile
Octocat-spinner-32 birdgrinder.gemspec
README.markdown

BirdGrinder - an evented ruby twitter library

BirdGrinder is my attempt at an evented twitter library / "framework" for ruby. Based on Perennial and very much influenced by Marvin's design, even to the level of sharing a lot of code, BirdGrinder is designed to make it simple and easy to create twitter bots / clients that react to events such as processing searches / streams, automatically processing mentions and direct messages.

One example of this usage is for a twitter game - BirdGrinder was originally written for use in Nick Plante's upcoming werewolf game and has been used to write a couple of other tools (e.g. a real time updating twitter stream for a conference).

To find out more, please read docs/introduction.md

Contributing

I welcome any and all contributions, but please keep a few things in mind:

  • I have the right to decide what gets pulled in.
  • If you maintain your own version, please bump it in separate commits to actual functionality.
  • I'm an idiot because I haven't written tests yet. Sorry!

Any Questions?

Contact sutto@sutto.net or ping SuttoL on Freenode. Also, feel free to message me here on GitHub.

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.