Hour 14. A Streaming Twitter Client

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• Receive data from Twitter’s streaming API

• Parse data received from Twitter’s streaming API

• Push third-party data out to clients in real-time

• Create a real-time graph

• Discover whether there is more love or hate in the world by using real-time data from Twitter

Streaming APIs

In Hour 13, “A Socket.IO Chat Server,” you learned how to create a chat server with Socket.IO and Express. This involved sending data from clients (or browsers) to the Socket.IO server and then broadcasting it out to other clients. In this hour, you learn how Node.js and Socket.IO can be used to consume data directly from the web and then broadcast the data to connected clients. You will work with ...

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