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Learning Haskell Data Analysis by James Church

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Creating a Twitter application

We need to collect data from Twitter via Twitter's available APIs. In order to follow along with the book, you are going to need a Twitter account and a Twitter application project. Go to www.twitter.com and create an account if you don't have one already.

Sign in to your account and go to https://apps.twitter.com/ and create a new Twitter application. Here's a screenshot of the application that I used for this chapter:

Creating a Twitter application

Upon creating an application, Twitter will generate a Consumer key and a Consumer secret key for you. It's considered a best practice to keep this information a secret since Twitter will hold the holder ...

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