96Boards Twitter Bot

Sahaj Sarup

The 96Boards Twitter Bot

You can follow the 96Boards Twitter Bot here: https://twitter.com/96boards_bot

Currently this is what the functionality is:

  • Tweet a weather forecast snippet to the 96Boards team members.
    • To do this every morning around 9am, respective of the Time-zones
  • Tweet all the commits that were pushed into the 96Boards Website repository the previous day.
  • Tweet all the commits that were pushed into the 96Boards Documentation repository the previous day.
  • Rinse and Repeat

0Auth APIs Used At this stage, I am using only the two required APIs from GitHub and Twitter that require a developer account to get access tokens

Python3 Modules

  • Tweepy: An easy-to-use Python library for accessing the Twitter API.
  • weather-api: A Python wrapper for the Yahoo Weather XML RSS feed.
  • datetime: module supplies classes for manipulating dates and times in both simple and complex ways.
  • pytz: World timezone definitions, modern and historical
  • systemd: Python systemd wrapper.
  • pygithub: Python library for accessing the GitHub API

Source The source for this project is available at: https://github.com/96boards-projects

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