A simple twitter command line client
ptwit is a simple command-line-based twitter client.
- A twitter account.
- A twitter application registered at https://dev.twitter.com/apps
To install ptwit, simply:
pip install ptwit
The first time you issue a ptwit command will prompt to input a consumer key and a consumer secret, both of which can be obtained from your registered application at https://dev.twitter.com/apps
This command will open a twitter authentication page asking for your permission, and then presenting a 7-digit pincode if you permit it. Feed ptwit the pincode to finish the login process.
Get friends timeline:
Get someone’s tweets:
ptwit tweets someone
Get mentions or replies:
ptwit mentions ptwit replies
Commands above always list the latest 20 new tweets, which means the tweets you’ve fetched will not be listed again.
If you want to list a specified number of tweets, use switch -c:
ptwit timeline -c 30
Post a new tweet:
ptwit post hello world ptwit post < tweet.txt
Send message to someone:
ptwit send someone hello, ptwit is awesome cat message.txt | ptwit send someone