Or a chron job ;)

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 10:53 PM, Andrew Badera <and...@badera.us> wrote:
>
> You have to think beyond PHP.
>
> 1) Consider having a third-party ping monitoring utility ping your PHP
> script to hit the Search API for the tag once a minute.
> 2) Write something in Python or Ruby or C++ and have it run on the
> server as a daemon, once a minute. Or have curl or something else
> local on the server cron'd to call your script once a minute.
> 3)  Chad Etzel's TweetHook might be a more real-time option for you
> and would remove the necessity of you doing something once a minute --
> I would definitely check it out. It will automagically post search
> data back to your hook callback URL.
>
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> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 4:27 AM, Chris <bigonr...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I want to write a tool that monitors a channel, say #startnow, and
>> checks say, every minute, to see if its been updated.
>>
>> How would I do this? I'm good with php, but won't that only check
>> every time someone loads a php page? How do people like @hashphp reply
>> to everyone that posts in #php?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Chris
>>
>



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