The hs-twitterarchiver package

[Tags:gpl, program]

`hs-twitterarchiver ` is a tool for generating an archive of a user's Twitter feed, in a file on a local computer using JSON format.


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Properties

Versions 0.1, 0.2
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), HTTP, json, mtl, network [details]
License GPL
Author Deepak Jois
Maintainer deepak.jois@gmail.com
Stability Unknown
Category Network
Home page http://github.com/deepakjois/hs-twitterarchiver
Uploaded Tue Jan 19 19:33:34 UTC 2010 by DeepakJois
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Readme for hs-twitterarchiver

Readme for hs-twitterarchiver-0.1

Introduction

This script will access your Twitter stream and create a text file with all the past tweets in JSON format.

The Twitter API currently limits access to a maximum of 3200 tweets in your timeline. Hence if you have tweeted more often than that, you will not be able to retrieve beyond 3200 past tweets.

Installation

You need to have Haskell (GHC 6.10 or 6.12 should do) and Cabal installed.

cabal install hs-twitterarchiver

Examples

For all options, run hs-twitterarchiver -h

Here is an example of how I use the script to archive all my tweets from account vyom to a file called vyom.json. This is also the default behavior when hs-twitterarchiver is called without any arguments.

runhaskell twitterarchiver.hs -u vyom -f vyom.json

If you have a private stream, you can call the script with a -p argument and you will be prompted for a password. The script will then automatically use HTTP Basic authentication when calling the Twitter API.

runhaskell twitterarchiver.hs -u divya -f divya.json -p
Enter Twitter Password :

Feedback

Mail me any feedback you have at deepak.jois@gmail.com