In part 1, we learned how to create a simple Twitter bot with Node.js. In this article, we will go over how to deploy the bot and schedule tweets. Building A Twitter Bot With Node.js - Part 2: Deploying to Server and Schedule Tweets
In the previous article, we learned how to create a simple Twitter bot with Node.js that fetches data from the Today In History API and tweets it in our account.
You can check out part 1 here.
In this article, we will go over how to deploy the bot to a server and run the bot at a specific time in a day.
I have also created a new account for the History Bot rather than use my personal twitter account. You can check it out in live action @HistoryBot7
For the full code of this tutorial, you can check out the GitHub repository. If you haven't checked out part 1 then I suggest you go over it a little
I will be deploying the bot that we created last time to alwaysdata. It's free and provides a lot of options that we need like scheduled tasks. However, you're free to deploy the bot to whatever server you want.
After creating an account if you don't have one, go to Accounts in the sidebar in the "Customer Area" section. You'll find a list of accounts if you have any or you can create a new one. These accounts are basically apps in your own main account. If you don't have any, click on "Add account"
You will then need to enter account name which we will call "history-bot". alwaysdata will also use this account name for the subdomain you will get for free. Then in the Product dropdown choose Free Public Cloud. Check the checkboxes at the bottom and once you're done click "Submit"
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