Django Integration for Twython -- the actively maintained, pure Python wrapper for the Twitter API. Supports both normal and streaming Twitter APIs
(An example Django Python Twitter OAuth Application, using Twython)
OAuth is an annoying specification to work with. Twitter has an awesome and somewhat unique real time data stream, though, and it’d be a shame to miss out on that stuff because of the warts of a specification.
Twython supports OAuth authentication with Twitter now, and this is a sample Django application to get people up and running (fairly) instantly with Twitter OAuth in Django. Enjoy.
Install twython-django via pip
$ pip install twython-django
or, with easy_install
$ easy_install twython-django
But, hey… that’s up to you.
Or, if you want the code that is currently on GitHub
git clone git://github.com/ryanmcgrath/twython-django.git cd twython python setup.py install
Add twython_django_oauth to your INSTALLED_APPS in your settings.py file.
If you wish to use the example template, feel free to copy that over as well.
Specify the following urlconf in your root urls.py:
Add the following settings to your settings.py
TWITTER_KEY = 'your_key' TWITTER_SECRET = 'your_secret' LOGIN_URL='/your_url_extension/login' LOGOUT_URL='/your_url_extension/logout' LOGIN_REDIRECT_URL='/' LOGOUT_REDIRECT_URL='/'
If you need help with the Twython library itself, check out the project on Github. It’s all pretty self contained (twython/endpoints.py contains just about every function definition you’ll need):