Work the Shell - Listening to Your Twitter Stream

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Answer simple Twitter queries automatically.
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Dave Taylor has been hacking shell scripts for over thirty years. Really. He's the author of the popular "Wicked Cool Shell Scripts" and can be found on Twitter as @DaveTaylor and more generally at www.DaveTaylorOnline.com.

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Argh! OAuth?

Randy Noseworthy's picture

Ok, I didn't have a chance to try this when you wrote this Dave, but I'm going to give it a shot, and read and hack out this whole article... I new to trying to do things in the shell. And I'm willing to make a spectacle of myself on twitter doing so!

BOINK. I ran into an Authentication error. I forgot that OAuth is now being used by Twitter. Is there a way to get past this?

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