Snap!Twitter is a extension for the block-based programming language Snap!. Particularly, it allows to conduct simple data analyses. For this purpose, it allows accessing Twitter data, which are a rich data source. Currently, the main features are:
For getting a first impression on how Snap!Twitter looks like, you can just access our server (see below). The front-end runs completely in the browser, so you do not need to install anything. But you won't be able to run your analysis without first contacting us: As our server has limited performance, we need to keep track on how many classes are using it, in order to inform to try to prevent low performance of the analysis: At the moment, our Snap!Twitter server has proven to be sufficiently performant for being access by whole school classes. However, we expect analyses and tweet rates to go down when more than 50 students use it concurrently.
Hence, if you want to use it in school our try out the analysis, please contact us (see contact data at the footer).
Freie Universität Berlin
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Snap!Twitter is available completely open source and based on open source libraries. You can find all our sources on → GitHub.