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Sams Teach Yourself the Twitter API in 24 Hours by Chia Hwu, Jon Wu, Ben Ho, Christopher Peri

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Hour 15. Search

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

The history of the Search API and why it’s different from the other Twitter API methods

About the single Search API call

How to construct a search query using attributes

How to convert characters not supported though REST requests

How to make and parse a JSON request

History of Twitter Search API

Users who remember using Twitter from the very beginning know that Search was not a feature of Twitter. Many things were not a feature of Twitter in fact, and thus many other companies started writing software to fill this void. Summize was one of these companies. Like Twitter, Summize offered an API so other programmers could access the Summize Search service. Search is, as you would imagine, ...

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