Twitter Websocket Example
Available as of Camel 2.10
This example is located in the Camel distribution at
There is a Twitter Websocket Blueprint Example for OSGi Blueprint users.
The example is demonstrating how to poll a constant feed of twitter searches and publish results in real time using web socket to a web page.
This example is already configured using a testing purpose twitter account named 'cameltweet'. And therefore the example is ready to run out of the box.
This account is only for testing purpose, and should not be used in your custom applications. For that you need to setup and use your own twitter account.
How to use my own twitter account
To use twitter, you need a twitter account which have setup an application to be used.
In your Twitter settings under the Apps menu, it will list your approved applications. For example I created an application named "Camel-Example"
When you have created an application, you get a number of details back from twitter
You will need to compile this example first:
To run the example type
Then open a browser to see live twitter updates in the webpage
To stop the example hit ctrl + c
When the application runs, the webpage should automatic update with new tweets. A screenshot below illustrates what you would see: