Scott : Thanks, but I seem to be lost for ideas as to how to perform an OAuth in this case. Is there any example, code, documentation I can look into to explain the phenomena?
--Regards, Denzil On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 1:37 AM, Scott Wilcox <sc...@dor.ky> wrote: > Yes, the 'My Access Token' would suit that use case. > > On 4 Jun 2011, at 20:57, Correa Denzil wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> I would like to use a one access token with OAuth to make calls to the >> Twitter API. I am NOT trying to build a web application but rather >> trying to harvest data from Twitter to perform some analysis. I would >> like to collect three types of data : followers, friends and user >> information including status updates as available. I am able to do all >> the same using no authentication as the data I collect are from public >> users only. However, due to API limits I would like to shift to Oauth >> which would allow me to get access to 350 requests per hour. >> >> Is OAuth one access token the right approach for my task? >> >> Is there any documentation or example to do the same? I am not using >> any wrapper. Wrappers like Python-Twitter and Twython don't allow >> functions to access followers, status updates of other users i.e. >> users with data publicly available. I use urllib2 to directly call the >> URL as given on the Twitter API documentation website. >> >> I have registered an application and have all the keys (API key, >> Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Access Token, Access Secret Key) with >> me. I would just like to get myself authenticated and mine Twitter to >> collect data. >> >> Programming Language : Python >> >> --Regards, >> Denzil > > -- > Scott Wilcox > > @dordotky | sc...@dor.ky | http://dor.ky > +44 (0) 7538 842418 | +1 (646) 827-0580 > > > > -- > Twitter developer documentation and resources: https://dev.twitter.com/doc > API updates via Twitter: https://twitter.com/twitterapi > Issues/Enhancements Tracker: https://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list > Change your membership to this group: > https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/twitter-development-talk > -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: https://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: https://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: https://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/twitter-development-talk