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Beginning Arduino by Michael McRoberts

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Project 49 – Twitterbot

Again you will use the circuit with the two temperature sensors. This time you will send regular updates about the status of the two sensors to Twitter. This will give you a simple system for checking on the status of any sensors you have connected to the Arduino.

Twitter is a microblogging service that allows you to send miniature blog posts or “tweets” of up to 140 characters in length. The tweets are publically accessible to anyone who does a search or to those persons who have chosen to subscribe to (or follow) your blog. Twitter is incredibly popular and can be accessed from any web browser or from one of the many Twitter clients that are available, including mobile phone apps. This makes it ideal for sending simple ...

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