I am using Ruby 1.9.1, and I have the ‘twitter’ gem installed.
According to the Twitter API docs, one can get a partial list of a Twitter user’s followers with the following GET request:
That request shows up to 5000 follower ID numbers in XML format.
That’s a non-OAuth request, and in Ruby, this is my code for that:
require 'rubygems' require 'crack' require 'open-uri' url = "https://api.twitter.com/1/followers/ids.xml?cursor=-1&screen_name=TWITTER_USER_SCREEN_NAME" xml = open(url).read # Opens the URL in XML form. parsed_xml = Crack::XML.parse(xml) # Parses the Xml into arrays and hashes.
My question: Is there a way to do this sort of request (or any other Twitter-documented requests), in OAuth form, using the Twitter gem? I looked at the Twitter gem documentation, but found nothing answering my question.