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hypertweet

Proof of concept Twitter + Dat feed stream thingy.

Streams your twitter feed to a hypercore feed. Pretty print your feed or stream it anywhere with hyperpipe.

hypertweet

Install

npm install -g hypertweet

hypertweet --help # see help!

Set twitter tokens

Get Twitter developer key and either set them as environment variables or copy .sample.env to .env file.

process.env.TWITTER_CONSUMER_KEY,
process.env.TWITTER_CONSUMER_SECRET
process.env.TWITTER_ACCESS_TOKEN_KEY,
process.env.TWITTER_ACCESS_TOKEN_SECRET

Usage

Use hypertweet --help to see all the options.

Collect Feed Data

Streams your feed into a hypercore feed:

❯ hypertweet --dir=/joe/my-twitter-data/
sharing 0c3ec59a8111fde379e7ef82e6610ec02daf6bd3b704f41554cd5fe76afd5cc4

2017-04-21T02:20:24.205Z tweet by: 'some twitter user'
2017-04-21T02:20:25.000Z tweet by: 'more chirps'
2017-04-21T02:20:30.043Z tweet by: 'asdf'

Print anywhere

Pretty print it in another terminal (or another computer anywhere):

❯ hypertweet 0c3ec59a8111fde379e7ef82e6610ec02daf6bd3b704f41554cd5fe76afd5cc4

# pretty tweets here

Or pipe

Pipe anywhere to anything.

npm install -g hyperpipe
hyperpipe /db 0c3ec59a8111fde379e7ef82e6610ec02daf6bd3b704f41554cd5fe76afd5cc4 > data.json

API

hypertweet(dir|storage, [opts], callback(err, feed))

Create a stream from the twitter API and share via hypercore feed. Automatically joins network via discovery-swarm.

  • dir|storage: directory or random access module, e.g random-access-memory.
  • opts.streamUrl: the twitter streaming api endpoint you want. defaults to user.
  • opts.streamOpts: stream opts

License

MIT