Prerequisites

Make sure you have installed Python 3 or Anaconda on your device.

Step to create TwitterAPI Consumer

  1. Install Tweepy
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pip install tweepy
  1. Create an App on Twitter Developer to get API Key, then find apiKey, apiSecretKey, accessToken, and accessTokenSecret on tabs Keys and tokens
  2. Create custom library TwitterTrendingsAPI.py
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import json
import tweepy


class TwitterTrendingsAPI:
    
    """
        How to use?
        
        Change apiKey, apiSecretKey, accessToken, accessTokenSecret with your own Twitter Apps from https://developer.twitter.com
        
        Use this class
        
        api = TwitterAPI(woeId=23424846, limit=10)
        api.getTrending()
    """

    def __init__(self, woeId, limit):
        self.apiKey = "<YOUR_API_KEY>"
        self.apiSecretKey = "<YOUR_API_SECRET_KEY>"
        self.accessToken = "<YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN>"
        self.accessTokenSecret = "<YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN_SECRET>"
        self.woeId = woeId
        self.limit = limit

    def getApiAuth(self):
        auth = tweepy.OAuthHandler(self.apiKey, self.apiSecretKey)
        auth.set_access_token(self.accessToken, self.accessTokenSecret)
        return tweepy.API(auth)

    def getTrending(self):
        trends = self.getApiAuth().trends_place(self.woeId)
        trending = json.loads(json.dumps(trends, indent=1))
        return trending[0]["trends"][:self.limit]

  1. Create python file or jupyter notebook file to call these custom library which is already created
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# Import custom twitter trendings API
from TwitterTrendingsAPI import TwitterTrendingsAPI

# Define WOEID
"""
More World of Earth Id : https://codebeautify.org/jsonviewer/f83352
Find WOEID by your self

"""

INDONESIA_WOE_ID = 23424846
UNITED_KINGDOM_WOE_ID = 23424975

# Define TwitterTrendingsAPI Object with Limit 10 Trendings
api = TwitterTrendingsAPI(woeId=INDONESIA_WOE_ID, limit=10)

# Get Trendings
trendings = api.getTrending()
print(trendings)

# Filter Trendings By Hashtag
trends = list()
for trend in trendings:
    getTrendName = trend["name"].strip("#")
    trends.append(getTrendName)
print(trends)

Conclusion

This tutorial can be use for data mining or machine learning, what is trending topic now?