Twitter from commandline with curl

curl --basic --user username:password --data status="Twitter from commandline with curl" https://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml
--basic --user username:password This will authenticate your Twitter username and password --data status="" Send data to the API with POST HTTP form.

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By: emacs
2010-07-06 05:25:51

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Basic auth will be going away for twitter Aug 2010, so not much point writing this into anything other than extremely short-term throw-away scripts.
TheMightyBuzzard · 414 weeks and 6 days ago

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