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Created Apr 22, 2016
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Twitter Stream Downloader
consumer_key = 'your-consumer-key'
consumer_secret = 'your-consumer-secret'
access_token = 'your-access-token'
access_secret = 'your-access-secret'
# To run this code, first edit config.py with your configuration, then:
#
# mkdir data
# python twitter_stream_download.py -q apple -d data
#
# It will produce the list of tweets for the query "apple"
# in the file data/stream_apple.json
import tweepy
from tweepy import Stream
from tweepy import OAuthHandler
from tweepy.streaming import StreamListener
import time
import argparse
import string
import config
import json
def get_parser():
"""Get parser for command line arguments."""
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description="Twitter Downloader")
parser.add_argument("-q",
"--query",
dest="query",
help="Query/Filter",
default='-')
parser.add_argument("-d",
"--data-dir",
dest="data_dir",
help="Output/Data Directory")
return parser
class MyListener(StreamListener):
"""Custom StreamListener for streaming data."""
def __init__(self, data_dir, query):
query_fname = format_filename(query)
self.outfile = "%s/stream_%s.json" % (data_dir, query_fname)
def on_data(self, data):
try:
with open(self.outfile, 'a') as f:
f.write(data)
print(data)
return True
except BaseException as e:
print("Error on_data: %s" % str(e))
time.sleep(5)
return True
def on_error(self, status):
print(status)
return True
def format_filename(fname):
"""Convert file name into a safe string.
Arguments:
fname -- the file name to convert
Return:
String -- converted file name
"""
return ''.join(convert_valid(one_char) for one_char in fname)
def convert_valid(one_char):
"""Convert a character into '_' if invalid.
Arguments:
one_char -- the char to convert
Return:
Character -- converted char
"""
valid_chars = "-_.%s%s" % (string.ascii_letters, string.digits)
if one_char in valid_chars:
return one_char
else:
return '_'
@classmethod
def parse(cls, api, raw):
status = cls.first_parse(api, raw)
setattr(status, 'json', json.dumps(raw))
return status
if __name__ == '__main__':
parser = get_parser()
args = parser.parse_args()
auth = OAuthHandler(config.consumer_key, config.consumer_secret)
auth.set_access_token(config.access_token, config.access_secret)
api = tweepy.API(auth)
twitter_stream = Stream(auth, MyListener(args.data_dir, args.query))
twitter_stream.filter(track=[args.query])
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