Difference between revisions of "Python Workshops for Beginners/Twitter authentication setup"

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Things you will need before you start:
 
* A Twitter account (you can sign up at http://twitter.com)
 
Follow each of these steps:
You will need all of these in order to have your Twitter application work.
 
Copy and paste each of these into a document or text file socalled that you have them all and know which ones are which'twitter_authentication.py' Bringas this information to the Saturday session.follows:
 
<pre>API_KEY = 'CHANGE_ME'
API_SECRET = 'CHANGE_ME'
ACCESS_TOKEN = 'CHANGE_ME'
ACCESS_TOKEN_SECRET = 'CHANGE_ME'</pre>
 
''Keep this material secret.'' Your access token and access token secret will allow anybody who has it to post to Twitter as you and to control your account. It is entirely equivalent to your Twitter password so please be as careful with it as you would be with your Twitter password.
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