How hard can creating a twitter bot actually be?

Turns out, not that hard.  All it requires is a bit of googling and a very specific how-to tutorial. So, after about 3 hours of trial and error I present you: Trump in Space:

 

It is a combination of tweets by Donald Trum and NASA, randomly, every 2 hours or so.

The tutorial can be found here: https://medium.com/science-friday-footnotes/how-to-make-a-twitter-bot-in-under-an-hour-259597558acf#.bezk7ziwg

Only problem I had is that it gives you the right steps, but doesn`t explain what those steps are actually doing. Still not sure what Heroku is or what it does. Limits the options to play around with the code a bit.

Anyway, fun. Try it.


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