facebook connect style twitter oauth
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README.md

TwitterConnect

facebook connect style twitter oauth

Demo

http://twitter-connect.heroku.com

Install

sudo gem install twitter-connect

Usage

1 define config/twitter.yml


development:
  consumer_token: 
  consumer_secret: 
  logout_url: 
production:
  consumer_token: 
  consumer_secret: 
  logout_url:

consumer_token and consumer_secret are fetched after you registered a twitter app. logout_url is where the app go to when user logs out or the session expired.

2 define routes


map.twitter_oauth '/twitter_oauth', :controller => 'twitter_connects', :action => 'oauth'
map.twitter_callback '/twitter_callback', :controller => 'twitter_connects', :action => 'callback'
map.twitter_logout '/twitter_logout', :controller => 'twitter_connects', :action => 'logout'

3 add javascript to html header


<%= javascript_include_tag 'twitter_connect' %>

4 add twitter login link on view page


<%= tc_login_button "window.location.reload()" %>

Or:


<%= tc_login_button "window.location.href = '#{tweets_path}'", :class_name => 'twitter_button' %>

tc_login_button has two parameters, first is the callback javascript, second is customized parameter :text or :class_name

5 add twitter logout link on view page


<%= link_to "Logout from Twitter", twitter_logout_path %>

6 get twitter information or post tweet

 
class TwitterConnect < ApplicationController
  include TwitterOauth
  
  def tweet
    oauth = get_oauth
    client = Twitter::Base.new(oauth)
    client.update('test')
  end
end

Copyright (c) 2010 [Richard Huang], released under the MIT license