Bot up and running on azure as well. The twitter profile is twitter.com/TheReactDev. I'll wrap it up tomorrow and put the code on GitHub. This stuff is fun!
One thing to note is that checking the extended_url didn't worked for me. Sometimes the twitter api handles me a twitter.com link instead of a dev.to link. Any ideas on why?
Do you mean the expanded_url in tweet.entities.urls? I didn't have this problem 🤔. If you get stuck feel free to put your code on GitHub and I'm happy to take a look!
Just saw your React bot - it looks great! Especially like how you turned the dev.to tags into Twitter hashtags. Great work.
Thanks. Yeah, I mean the tweet.entities.urls. For some posts it does not return the dev.to url but instead returns a twitter.com link to the own link. I ended up fetching the tweets on extended mode and checking the title + author on the full_text. Not great but, it works.
I found the problem. You have to ask for the tweets with tweet_mode: "extended" on the statuses/user_timeline endpoint, otherwise you don't always get the posted url. Might be a quirk of the twitter API, I'm not sure about it. Was writing about this when I finally understood the behavior. That's why writing about what you're doing is so important! 😄
btw, the code is on Github now: github.com/thefrontendwizard/TheRe...
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