I think I could not make myself clear! My app already processes new tweets in a scheduled manner, and stores the results in a database accordingly (using this API method: http://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/statuses/mentions).
I don't get why would I use stream API and how it would help? On Nov 30, 4:04 am, fbparis <fbou...@gmail.com> wrote: > I guess you should use the stream api to get mentions in real time. No > need to process it directly, you could code a simple client connected > to the stream api which record new mention in database, then launch > your script time to time and get the mentions via the database rather > than via the twitter api. > > On Nov 30, 1:25 am, Serdar <ser...@guzelanket.com> wrote: > > > 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 > > them. > > > 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 > > check). > > > 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? > > > Thanks, > > Serdar. -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk