Command-line tool for twitter https://github.com/vmchale/command-line-tweeter#readme
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Command Line Interface Tweeter
tweet-hs is a command-line tool for twitter. It has more features than
its rust counterpart and it’s a bit
Reasons to use tweeth-hs:
- Faster than other tools (t, oysttyer)
- Support for colored output.
- Can be used in scripts
- You know haskell and like being able to extend your tools.
- You want something that can be called from vim
- You want a twitter library for haskell.
- BSD3 licensed
Reasons not to use tweet-hs:
- You want “twitter in a terminal” that rainbowtools or oysttyer provides.
- You want to be able to easily tweet emoji
Comparison to other command-line clients
|Tool||Language||Color output||Interactive||Vim plugin support||Scriptable||Send emoji|
Generate a token to authorize access to your twitter account by following the guide here
Then place your API keys and OAuth tokens in a file
~/.cred.toml, as in the
api-key = "API_KEY_HERE" api-sec = "API_SECRET_HERE" tok = "OAUTH_TOKEN_HERE" tok-sec = "TOKEN_SECRET_HERE"
If you’re on Linux/Windows the best way is probably to download the binaries from the releases page here.
To build from source, install haskell stack; on unix systems this is as simple as
wget -qO- https://get.haskellstack.org/ | sh
stack install tweet-hs it will put an executable called
tweet on your path.
View Profiles and timelines
To get your timeline, simply type:
To view a user’s profile, type e.g.
tweet user NateSilver538 --color
To send a tweet:
tweet send "This is my tweet"
Input from stdin
To tweet from stderr, run a command that pipes stderr to stdin, i.e.
stack build &>/dev/null | tweet input
tweet executable reads from stdin only, but you can view the options (replies, number of tweets to thread, etc.) with
This script powers the twitter account @my_build_errors for instance. There’s an example bash script for in
Viewing your timeline
You can also use
tweet view --color
to view your own timeline.
You can define the following in your
:def tweet (\str -> pure $ ":! tweet send \"" ++ str ++ "\"")
bash/ has a
mkCompletions script to allow command completions for your convenience.
A haskell package is included. It’s fairly easy to use once you have the credentials set up, with two main functions:
basicTweet: the first for threading your own tweets or replying to someone else’s and the second for just tweeting.