Raspberry Pi IoT Project: Temperature Part 3 – Tweet Bot (Raspberry Pi / Python)

geektechstuff tweet bot now with temperature readings

With the Raspberry Pi set up (see parts 1 and 2) it is time to expand the project. First up is bringing back the geektechstuff_automated twitter bot to get it to regularly tweet the room temperature.

geektechstuff tweet bot now with temperature readings

Thankfully my previous experience with Twitter let me reuse some of my old coding:

Full code at https://github.com/geektechdude/twitter_sensor

And using a crontab I can leave the Raspberry Pi to take a temperature reading every 30 mins and post the details to Twitter.

Setting up a cron job to run every 30 minutes

The full code for my temperature tweet bot can be found at https://github.com/geektechdude/twitter_sensor. Twitter API keys are needed for this project, I am currently storing my in a Python file called auth which contains values for: