So in this post, which is part 2, I’m going to show you how to post a tweet using a Python program on the Raspberry Pi.
Create Your Twitter App
Give Your App Permission to Write
Then make your app read/write. You won’t be able to tweet unless you give it permission to write. Newly created apps are read-only by default. Click on the settings tab and scroll down until you see this…
Give your app Read and Write permissions
…then make sure that Read and Write is selected. Then click “Update this twitter application’s settings“.
Install Tweepy (if you haven’t already)
Here’s how you install tweepy.
Now We’re Ready to Code
A lot of our code from last time can be re-used. But if you’ve created a new app, or changed the permissions on an old one, you might have to create new ‘Access tokens’….
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