The solution for this would involve coding if it were me. Store the usernames in an array. Loop through the array while calling: http://api.twitter.com/1/users/show.json?screen_name=<screen_name> Parse out the id.
Cheers, Barce On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 1:14 PM, Riley <digitalsimplif...@gmail.com> wrote: > How would I go about converting a large number of usernames (300+) to > userids? My plan is to use user/follow, which uses userids. I have > tried using users/lookup (http://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/users/ > lookup), but I need the OAuth of the users I am looking up, which I > don't have. I could use user/show but that would take a long time, I > am hoping to find something more efficient. Thank you. > > -- > 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 > -- Jim "Barce" Barcelona ba...@appdevandmarketing.com http://appdevandmarketing.com/ http://twitter.com/barce -- 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