Thought I’d post this for the future generations, since I had a hard time finding a template anywhere on the web when I needed one. It’s nothing revolutionary, but a useful snippet nonetheless. This is for one of my projects this semester.
import pycurl def verifyTwitterCredentials(username, password): c = pycurl.Curl() c.setopt(c.URL, 'http://twitter.com/account/verify_credentials.xml') c.setopt(c.USERPWD, username + ":" + password) twitterfeed = c.perform() status = c.getinfo(c.HTTP_CODE) if str(status) == '200': verified = True else: verified = False c.close() return verified
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