Easily set up your own Twitter bot – Scott Spence


Twitter bot bootstrap

This is a bootstrap for setting up a Twitter bot with Node.js using the twit library, the bot will like and re-tweet what you specify when configuring it, it will also reply to followers with a selection of canned responses.

As a primer for this there are the great posts by @amanhimself on making your own twitter bot and this is an expansion on that with further detail on configuration on Heroku

What you’ll need

  • Twitter account [Duh!]
  • Development environment with Node.js and NPM
  • c9 account
  • Node.js
  • NPM
  • Heroku account