Certificate In APIs, Social Media Data, and their Real World Applications Online Course

Access social media data using APIs and apply it to the stock market


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Access social media data using APIs and apply it to the stock market

APIs are available on most modern websites, and provide an easy way to integrate the websites functionalities into your code. The API that will be focused on is the Twitter API, which which will be used to mine tweets about the event.

Social media, especially twitter, is becoming a hot topic among many investors, as its trends can often predict behavior of the stock market. This course will focus on how Twitter data can be live streamed, and will feature a worked example of the Yahoo hack, that was revealed on December 14th, 2016.

  • Contact the Twitter REST API
  • Get insights on how rich the information in social media is
  • Format requests to contact other REST APIs
  • Understand a JSON response
  • Be able to get information out of a JSON response
  • Understand how to get data from social media and integrate it into code
  • Apply their knowledge do stream data live from social media and make effective use of it in their code

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of APIs, Social Media Data, and their Real World Applications
  2. Comprehensive module Accredited Certificate In APIs, Social Media Data, and their Real World Applications Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading APIs and Social Media Data experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online  by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion and will be issued a certificate via email.

Getting to know the Twitter API and the possibilities of the data

  • What are APIs
  • Prerequisite libraries
  • Getting your twitter credentials for authentication
  • Twitter time limitations
  • A short inrto to plotting with matplotlib_pyplot
  • Sending your first request to the Twitter API
  • Final Dealing with data in the response
  • Getting tweets from a specific time
  • Getting all tweets by moving backwards in time
  • Filtering for english tweets and picking out keywords
  • Identifying relevant tweets and keeping track of data
  • Final Setting up for plotting the mined data from twitter
  • Adjusting the maximum time and adding ticks to our graph
  • Final Analyzing the relevant data
  • Streaming live twitter data and outlook for the next steps

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Access social media data using APIs and apply it to the stock market

APIs are available on most modern websites, and provide an easy way to integrate the websites functionalities into your code. The API that will be focused on is the Twitter API, which which will be used to mine tweets about the event.

Social media, especially twitter, is becoming a hot topic among many investors, as its trends can often predict behavior of the stock market. This course will focus on how Twitter data can be live streamed, and will feature a worked example of the Yahoo hack, that was revealed on December 14th, 2016.

  • Contact the Twitter REST API
  • Get insights on how rich the information in social media is
  • Format requests to contact other REST APIs
  • Understand a JSON response
  • Be able to get information out of a JSON response
  • Understand how to get data from social media and integrate it into code
  • Apply their knowledge do stream data live from social media and make effective use of it in their code

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of APIs, Social Media Data, and their Real World Applications
  2. Comprehensive module Accredited Certificate In APIs, Social Media Data, and their Real World Applications Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading APIs and Social Media Data experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online  by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion and will be issued a certificate via email.

Getting to know the Twitter API and the possibilities of the data

  • What are APIs
  • Prerequisite libraries
  • Getting your twitter credentials for authentication
  • Twitter time limitations
  • A short inrto to plotting with matplotlib_pyplot
  • Sending your first request to the Twitter API
  • Final Dealing with data in the response
  • Getting tweets from a specific time
  • Getting all tweets by moving backwards in time
  • Filtering for english tweets and picking out keywords
  • Identifying relevant tweets and keeping track of data
  • Final Setting up for plotting the mined data from twitter
  • Adjusting the maximum time and adding ticks to our graph
  • Final Analyzing the relevant data
  • Streaming live twitter data and outlook for the next steps

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 009SRASMDRWA
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited Lifetime
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 3 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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