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PostPosted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 5:50 pm   

Capture a Twitter feed into a zMUD window
Mud that I play has been using Twitter to send out messages and I would like to try and script a way for these messages to be captured and placed in a zMUD window. Anyone have any ideas of how to go about doing this?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 3:15 am   
I don't use twitter myself, but it is fully web based instead of having a program, no?
That might make it hard to establish a direct COM connection.

You might have better luck using CMUD, but the issue is still going to be how are you going to retrieve the twitter data.
Once you have it, printing it is easy.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 20, 2015 4:07 pm   
#script {strHTML = ~”~”} #script {Sub getHTML:Set objHTTP = CreateObject~(~”MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP~”):objHTTP.Open ~”GET~”, ~”http:~/~/www.twittergoes hhnnss)~”, ~”FALSE~”:objHTTP.Send:strHTML = objHTTP.ResponseText:Set objHTTP = Nothing:End Sub} #mss {getHTML} #show %mss( strHTML)
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