idTwitterClientPlugin - 0.3.0

idTwitterClientPlugin adds support to Twitter API for symfony 1.1.

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idTwitterClient plugin

The idTwitterClientPlugin offers an object interface for API.

Possible uses

  • serving a xml/json/RSS/Atom feed based on twitter response
  • updating twitter status
  • create a twitter bot


This plugin contains a unique class called idTwitterClient

Unit tests will be available in the SVN repository.


  • Patch the sfCurlAdapter of sfWebBrowser 1.0.1 with this patch

  • Install the plugin

    $ symfony plugin-install

  • Alternatively, if you don't have PEAR installed, you can download the latest package attached to this plugin's wiki page and extract it under your project's plugins/ directory

  • Clear the cache to enable the autoloading to find the new class

    $ symfony cc


Update the user status

  $t = new idTwitterClient('username','password');
  $t->StatusUpdate('I\'m updating my status...');

Retrieve user timeline as json

  $t = new idTwitterClient('username','password');
  $json = $t->UserTimeline('json');

Retrieve user timeline as rss since yesterday

  $t = new idTwitterClient('username','password');
  $feed = $t->UserTimeline('rss', date('r', strtotime('yesterday')); // if sfFeed2Plugin is enabled the method will return a sfFeed objects array

Retrieve public timeline as xml

  $t = new idTwitterClient();  // for public timeline auth is not required
  $feed = $t->PublicTimeline('xml'); // will return a SimpleXMLElement object

Search "symfony" twitts from a specified user

  $t = new idTwitterClient();  // for search auth is not required
  $json = $t->Search('symfony from:fullo'); 


  • unit test
  • refactoring of different classes


2008-08-07 | 0.3.0 Stable

  • fullo: fixed support to latest sfCurlAdapter patch

2008-07-30 | 0.2.0 Alpha

  • fullo: added Search method

2008-07-29 | 0.1.0 Alpha

  • fullo: Initial release