/!\ Twitter-GLib has not been updated to the new OAuth authentication mechanism used by Twitter. Hence, it's basically useless except for viewing public timelines. If you want to interact with Twitter I suggest you use librest and libsocialweb


Twitter-GLib is a GObject-based C wrapper library around the (almost-) RESTful web API provided by Twitter. Twitter-GLib provides an object-oriented API around the webservice methods and data structures, and allows writing clients for Twitter and all the web services offering a Twitter-compatible API, like


In order to compile Twitter-GLib you will need the following packages:

  • glib-2.0 >= 2.16

  • gobject-2.0 >= 2.16

  • gio-2.0 >= 2.16

  • json-glib-1.0 >= 0.6

  • libsoup-2.4 or libsoup-gnome-2.4

  • gdk-pixbuf-2.0



  • Latest stable release: ---

  • Latest unstable release: 0.9.8 Download - MD5 checksum: 0cc700e9a1fddce959eeba5835c0926c

    • Tag: 0.9.8

Twitter-GLib 0.9.8

Emmanuele Bassi (14):
      Post release bump to 0.9.7
      [twitter-glib.pc] Add libsouppkg variable
      Build GObject Introspection data
      [build] Shave the build process
      [build] Add dolt
      [build] Simple build fixes
      [build] Check for gmtime_r
      Twitter returns timestamps in UTC
      [build] Patch gtk-doc.make
      [build] Remove DOLT files on distclean
      [build] Remove AM_MAINTAINER_MODE
      [build] Reference source files using srcdir
      [build] Clean up
      Rework the Twitter time-to-timestamp conversion

Ross Burton (2):
      Fix TwitterUser's dispose chaining
      TwitterStatus should take weak references on the TwitterUser

Attic/TwitterGlib (last edited 2013-11-22 20:10:45 by WilliamJonMcCann)