Finally got around to finishing a script that will take a Twitter Archive and turn it into a set of images suitable for printing as a photo book. This takes a tweet like this one:
Beautiful day for a walk. pic.twitter.com/iqhDVThfcI— Alex Macgillivray (@amac) January 30, 2016
and turns it into an image like this one:
would become an image like this one:
I wrote it for tweets that have single images with no other links. It works best if the account doesn't have a lot of RTs, @replies or links as those don't really translate well to a photo book.
If the script gets a tweet with no image, it will represent the text as an image. So a tweet like this one:
Anyone have experience with small format, square photo books? I like the @BlurbBooks interface but 7x7" is probably too big for my project.— Alex Macgillivray (@amac) January 2, 2016
looks like this:
Thank you to @Dr.Drang, who wrote Completing my Twitter Archive which is a helpful post and I used some of his code.
The TwitterBookImages script is: