Commit 692d5054 authored by Josh Roesslein's avatar Josh Roesslein
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Added tutorial 3. Still a work in progress.

parent d0883538
......@@ -15,6 +15,11 @@ You can then run the tutorial like such:
python t1.py
Tutorials:
1 -- Authentication
2 -- API
Author: Joshua Roesslein
"""
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import tweepy
from t1 import *
from t1 import oauth_auth
""" Tutorial 2 -- API
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import tweepy
""" Tutorial 3 -- Models
Tweepy uses a set of models to transfer data from the
Twitter API to your python application. The following
models are used...
Status, User, DirectMessage, Friendship,
SavedSearch, SearchResult
A nice feature of Tweepy is that you can extend or even provide
your own implementations of these models. Tweepy simply just sets
the attributes and returns back an instance of your model class.
This makes it easy to intergrate your ORM into Tweepy.
"""
"""
First let's create our own implementaion of Status.
"""
class MyStatus(tweepy.Status):
def length(self):
"""Return length of status text"""
return len(self.text)
"""
We must now register our implementation of Status with tweepy.
"""
tweepy.models['status'] = MyStatus
"""
Now to test out our new status model...
"""
s = tweepy.api.get_status(123)
print 'Length of status 123: %i' % s.length()
"""
As you can see once you register your model with tweepy
it will be used for each API call. If you want to restore
the Status model to tweepy's implementation...
"""
tweepy.models['status'] = tweepy.Status
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