January 31, 2010
Today I started to study node.js, for these last days there was a lot of interesting posts about it.
So to begin understanding it, I setup to port two COMET based examples I did back when I started using twisted to do it.
The first example is a basic comet server which prints a string to each connected user
The other example sends the result of twitter searchs to all connected users:
Node.JS presents a different toolset to solve the current problems we have. It used the excellent libev, among V8 and other cool stuff, and JS is a very modern and flexible language (at least more than I thought about it when trying to do web stuff).
August 21, 2009
One of the first experiments that I did with python and twitter was a BOT. I was interested in testing how would an interactive application work using twitter, and a reasonable model for me is that it would answer back when a user sent a message, after performing a given action. Read the rest of this entry »
August 19, 2009
The whole twitter’s user base provide us with a snapshot of what is hip and what is not right now. Using its trends and searching, it’s possible to harvest a lot of information. The heavy load of crawling and storing such huge volume is naturally handled by them.