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Extra comments on example streaming.php #43

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I had a few problems using the streaming.php as a basis. The new comments would have made life a little easier for me. I hope you agree.


hey artumi-richard, i've moved the examples to their own repository here: but remember your helpful comments.

i've added your comments into that repository with props in the commit message.

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  1. +10 −1 examples/streaming.php
11 examples/streaming.php
@@ -23,6 +23,7 @@
function my_streaming_callback($data, $length, $metrics) {
+ //$data can be empty when twitter sends a keep alive.
echo $data .PHP_EOL;
return file_exists(dirname(__FILE__) . '/STOP');
@@ -42,7 +43,15 @@ function my_streaming_callback($data, $length, $metrics) {
// the bounding box -122.41,37.77,-122.40,37.78 OR are by themattharris
$params = array(
- 'track' => 'twitter',
+ //matches tweets containing 'twitter' 'Twitter' '#Twitter'
+ 'track' => 'twitter',
+ //matches tweets containing 'twitter' or 'love' (no spaces!)
+ //'track' => 'twitter,love'
+ //matches tweets containing 'twitter' and 'love'
+ //'track' =>'twitter love'
+ //Warning on extra spaces - below matches 'twitter' but not 'love'!
+ //'track' =>'twitter, love'
// Around Twitter HQ. First param is the SW corner of the bounding box
'locations' => '-122.41,37.77,-122.40,37.78',
'follow' => '777925' // themattharris
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