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Command-line app for collecting keyword-based Twitter data.

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Pytwcla

A Python command-line application for collecting keyword-based Twitter data.

Tested with Python 2.7 and 3.4.

Installation

Install from PyPI via pip :

pip install pytwcla

Dependencies:

  • Tweepy >= 3.5 (It will be installed automatically)

Setup

Edit api.ini with your Twitter credentials .

pytwcla -h will point you to the location where api.ini has been installed.

Usage

If installation is successful, an executable script should be somewhere in your PATH. Open a command-line and try it out:

pytwcla

REST search (eg. keyword = ‘fintech’):

pytwcla fintech -r

Returns IDs and Dates of Tweets matching the specified keyword and saves them in a SQLite database file named fintech_rest.db.

Stream search (eg. keyword = ‘fintech’):

pytwcla fintech -s

Returns IDs and Dates of relevant Tweets and saves them in fintech_stream.db.

Join REST and Stream search results:

pytwcla fintech -j

Neither the REST nor the Stream search API is meant to be an exhaustive source of Tweets.

Create csv:

pytwcla fintech -c

Creates .csv files with daily keyword counts.

If fintech_rest.db exists it creates fintech_rest.csv.

License

MIT

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