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Create the signature base string required for a Twitter stream feed

Terminal - Create the signature base string required for a Twitter stream feed
step2(){ b="GET&https%3A%2F%2Fstream.twitter.com%2F1%2Fstatuses%2Ffilter.json&follow%3D${id}%26oauth_consumer_key%3D${k1}%26oauth_nonce%3D${once}%26oauth_signature_method%3DHMAC-SHA1%26oauth_timestamp%3D${ts}%26oauth_token%3D${k3}%26oauth_version%3D1.0";}
2012-03-11 22:16:11
User: nixnax
Create the signature base string required for a Twitter stream feed

This is the SECOND command in a set for five that are needed for a Twitter stream feed.

This command creates variable "b", the so-called "base string" required for oauth in Twitter stream feed requests. (The 256 char limit prevents giving it a better name)

We use five environment variables created by a previous step: id, k1, once, ts and k3.

The five environment variables are created in a separate command, please see my other commands.

For more information on the signature base string, see dev.twitter.com/apps, click on any app (or create a new one) and then go to the "OAuth Tool" tab.


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