Archive for the ‘Tweet-SQL’ Category

Shrinking Tweets with Tweet-SQL

To get your point across on Twitter you sometimes have to try and shorten your tweets. This can be a pain for anyone over 30 who doesn’t know txtspk. Thankfully some clever chap has come to the rescue with TweetShrink and I’ve integrated it into Tweet-SQL. Here’s how you use it; DECLARE @shrunk VARCHAR(140), @shaved […]

Know who your friends are with Tweet-SQL

Tweet-SQL version 2 supports the new Twitter social graph API methods. These are two very simple methods to get all of your followers, or friends, Twitter user ids. There are four procedures in Tweet-SQL that support these methods. tweet_sog_followers – Returns the ids of the authenticating users followers or, if a non-null value is supplied […]

Using the Twitter Search API with Tweet-SQL

Using the new version of Tweet-SQL you can consume data from the Twitter Search API. The data in Twitter Search is constantly updated with new tweets so anything you grab out of the API is near real-time. To perform a query with Tweet-SQL run the following T-SQL; EXEC dbo.tweet_src_search ‘MC Frontalot’, null, null; Data from […]

Using TinyURL with Tweet-SQL

As every post to Twitter is limited to 140 characters it’s important we are able to squeeze as much as we can out of it. To help users of Tweet-SQL with this I’ve integrated TinyURL into version 2 of the product. Here’s how you use it; DECLARE @long_url NVARCHAR(1000), @short_url NVARCHAR(100); SET @long_url = ‘’; […]

Tweet-SQL Version 2 Sneak Peek

Tweet-SQL is a Twitter Client for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and above allowing you to interact with the Twitter API with standard T-SQL. The forthcoming version 2 of Tweet-SQL contains a host of new features and improvements. Here’s a sneak peek at what is coming in Tweet-SQL V2; New procedure allowing the use of the […]