To prepare for this assignment, download either the java or the python twitter API and establish your credentials.
Assignment2 is posted. Do Monday October 1 at 5pm PST.
Use the same homework turn-in form as before. Be sure to put your name on your assignment writeup!
Geobio Boo did a great job on this assignment. I put his writeup into a slightly more readable file here, as well as his code and data:
1) Download latest stable twitter4j library:
2) Unzip into a folder:
3) Follow instructions in bin/readme.txt
These instructions will lead you through registering an app at http://dev.twitter.com (requires a Twitter account) and setting up your OAuth credentials so that you can access the Twitter API.
Shreyas put together the following instructions: