I recently had the pleasure of joining the MongoLab team. I share this with you for two reasons: First, you can too! (We’re hiring!). But also because I remember when I heard about MongoDB, I created an account on MongoLab and thought… now what?
With open-source technologies proliferating as “Big Data” and analytics explode, we thought it would be beneficial to let our users and friends utilize a script that takes care of the nitty gritty and allows them to explore what makes MongoDB great. We’re excited to present Twitter-Harvest, a Python script that utilizes the Twitter REST API v1.1 to retrieve tweets from a user’s timeline and inserts them into a MongoDB database. Continue Reading →