Connect to the Twitter API in an Angular 6 App

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to authenticate and connect to the Twitter API using Node.js and Angular 6. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll have done the following:

  • authenticate with the Twitter API
  • post tweets with the Twitter API
  • read the Twitter timeline with the Twitter API
  • and more!

Create a Node Server

We will start by building a Node server which will handle interaction with the Twitter API. The first step will be to register a new app so as to obtain the credentials to start using the Twitter API.

Simply go to https://apps.twitter.com/, create a new app, and fill out all the necessary details—i.e. the app name, description, and URL. After creating your application, you will be required to create unique keys for your application. To do that, simply go to the Keys and Access Token tab and click on the Create my access tokenbutton located at the bottom of the page.

The application will generate four keys as follows:

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