Twitblob is a Python-based WSGI app that provides a simple cross-origin RESTful API giving all Twitter users a small amount of public JSON blob storage on the host server.
For information on how to use an existing Twitblob server from a Web page, see the Web Documentation.
Running Twitblob on a server requires Python 2.5 or higher with the
oauth2 packages, MongoDB, and the Python MongoDB
Running the Twitblob test suite requires
Before proceeding, make sure you have a MongoDB server running on localhost at the default port. This is currently required to run the test suite and standalone development server.
Installing Twitblob on your server can be done by executing the following at a shell prompt from the root of your checkout:
python setup.py nosetests python setup.py build sudo python setup.py install
To run the development server, run
server.py. It will provide
instructions on how to proceed.
To embed the Twitblob WSGI application into your web server, please
read the source code for
server.py. Sorry this isn't easier right now!