Technical Resources

How to get started with a Twitter developer account

If you haven’t done so already, sign up for access to the Twitter API v2. This will also give you access to the Developer Portal, where you can find helpful resources to get started.

SDKs, tools, and libraries

You can use a client library or an SDK to connect to the Twitter API quickly and easily. The Tools and libraries page has a list of useful libraries built by the community, so you can integrate the Twitter API v2 with your app using your preferred language. We also build and maintain our SDKs for Java and TypeScript.

You can try out live requests using our Playground. It’s a straightforward API console that lets you make requests to the Twitter API v2, and see their responses. You’ll also be able to create a pre-configured request so that you can share a request (complete with its parameters) with others.

Find inspiration

Read our documentation to find out what you can build with the Twitter API, and browse our success stories and use cases on our website. You can also follow @TwitterDev to understand what’s possible with the latest addition to the Twitter API v2.

Our TwitterDev GitHub contains open-source apps and projects you can use as a template for your apps, including apps you can submit as part of the Chirp Developer Challenge.

You can see some of these apps in action on our Glitch page. Here are some examples:

Additional information on endpoints

You can find more details about our endpoints on the following pages:

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