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Your Node Application for Twitter Node Client - Blog Post
//importing Twitter JS Client dependancy
module.exports = require('./lib/Twitter');
// VARIBALES
var express = require('express');
var OAuth2 = require('oauth').OAuth2;
var https = require('https');
var app = express();
var bodyParser = require('body-parser');
var error = function (err, response, body) {
console.log('ERROR [%s]', JSON.stringify(err));
};
var success = function (data) {
console.log('Data [%s]', data);
};
var config = {
"consumerKey": "XXX",
"consumerSecret": "XXX",
"accessToken": "XXX",
"accessTokenSecret": "XXX"
};
var twitter = new module.exports.Twitter(config);
var port = process.env.PORT || 3000;
var server = app.listen(port, function () {
console.log('Server running on port ' + port);
});
//TWITTER AUTHENICATION
var token = null;
var oauth2 = new OAuth2(config.consumerKey, config.consumerSecret, 'https://api.twitter.com/', null, 'oauth2/token', null);
oauth2.getOAuthAccessToken('', {
'grant_type': 'client_credentials'
}, function (e, access_token) {
token = access_token;
});
//APP CONFIG
app.use( bodyParser.json() ); // to support JSON-encoded bodies
app.use(bodyParser.urlencoded({ // to support URL-encoded bodies
extended: true
}));
//public is the folder your angular application is in.
//This allows your angular app to handle routing when you hit the URL root (/)
app.use(express.static('public'));
//ENDPOINTS
//unauthenticated request
app.post('/twitter/user', function (req, res) {
var username = req.body.username;
var data = twitter.getUser({ screen_name: username}, function(error, response, body){
res.send({
"error" : error
});
}, function(data){
res.send({
result : {
"userData" : data
}
});
});
});
//authenticated request
app.post('/twitter/user/github', function (req, res) {
var username = req.body.username;
var options = {
hostname: 'api.twitter.com',
//this path will search for tweets from specified user
//with "github" mentioned in them
path: '/1.1/search/tweets.json?q=github%3A' + username,
headers: {
Authorization: 'Bearer ' + token
}
};
https.get(options, function(result){
var buffer = '';
result.setEncoding('utf8');
result.on('data', function(data){
buffer += data;
});
result.on('end', function(){
var tweets = JSON.parse(buffer);
res.send(tweets);
});
});
});
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