Analyzing twitter: Import tweets with NodeJS and the twitter API

A tweet in the database is worth two in the API Working with tweets from the twitter API probably means importing data into your own database - the standard API does not provide historical data (only the last seven days) and has various rate limits. So regardless of the final goal in this blog we’ll explore importing tweets from the API into a database for future use. All done with NodeJS, written in Typescript and utilizing MongoDB as data store....

October 25, 2019 · 5 min · Philip Heltweg

Entity-Systems for typescript based games

Entity-Systems for typescript based games For my latest game project Frozzen I want to explore how an external UI, build with Angular, would work for a browser based game. Since Angular is written in Typescript that means ideally the game should also use the same. I have used Artemis ODB as framework for a Java based game in the past and liked it a lot. Entity-Systems are much better introduced by any of the huge amount of articles out there (for example the classic on T=Machine but I feel they are especially well suited to Javascript/Typescript development....

June 6, 2019 · 2 min · Philip Heltweg