tweetfeed searches the twitter stream for defined hashtags and generates a rss feed (XML file) for your reading pleasures in your feedreader.
Installation is easy. Just clone the repository:
git clone git://github.com/madhatter/tweetfeed.git
Change to the tweetfeed directory and execute
If you have no bundler installed, install it via gem
gem install bundler
There is only one configuration file config/tweetfeed.yml which looks like this: hashtags: hadoop, cloudera, hbase outfile: /home/madhatter/htdocs/tweetfeed.xml loglevel: 1 last_id: 168708216706973696 Normally it will be enough to configure only the first to parameters to your needs.
hashtagsto a list of hashtags you like to search for on the Twitter public timeline.
outfileto the path where you want the RSS feed file to be stored (including the filename).
You can choose between running tweetfeed as a Ruby script by executing
./bin/tweetfeed.rb or starting it as a daemon by
Logging information will be send to standard-out or to a logfile called
- Version 0.1: Initial release.
- Version 0.2: Combine fresh items with old items from the last run(s).
- Remove dublicate URLs from feed
- Set limits to reduce processing time at first run
- Set the interval how often the search should be executed
- Exclusion list (exclude hashtags or maybe even domains in the links)
If you miss some features not on the list above, just let me know by a short email.