Hi I have just launched my first twitter application. Basically:

-People send a tweet that mentions @appName (authorizing not needed)
-App checks for new @appName mentions *from time to time*, and process

There is a max mentions limit (200) that can be retrieved at a time
via API. I know I'm not hitting this limit soon with the app but I
want to code a scalable method fo get mentions.

Unfortunaltely we do not have the option to get mentions in the
'oldest first' order.

This causes a little tricky code for getting mentions in chunks and
not missing older tweets. (Suppose you had 200+ mentions since last

For testing I limit, 'max mentions to get at a time' to 10, in my code
and it seems to be working.

I won't go into more details...

-I would like to know if any of you have coded something similar?

-Would love to see an alternative, as I'm not happy with my code!

-Is there an API method I could use for this purpose, which would make
things easier?


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