Talking head
Lone Star Ruby Conference 2011

This presentation, by Jeff Linwood, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0

Want to build your next application off of live Twitter updates? Twitter provides a streaming API that you can filter by username, keyword, or geo-location. Using a couple of great Ruby gems, we can store tweets from the streaming API into MongoDB, a NoSQL store that's perfect for analysis. I'll go over the basics of the Twitter API, MongoDB, the mongo and tweetstream ruby gems, and how to bring it all together into a sample application.

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