Build a Streaming Twitter Filter with Python and Redis

Learn how to use Twitter’s Streaming API, Redis and Flask together.


  • Understanding of Python and web development


This video series will walk through building a streaming Twitter filter using Python and Redis. 

Here is a synopsis of each video:

  1. Talks about the project and data pipeline
  2. Show how to ingest the Twitter stream
  3. Explain sentiment analysis and how to do it using Python
  4. Explain Redis and show how to setup a local server
  5. Design a pen & paper mockup, then convert to front-end code
  6. Prepare a custom Python class to preprocess and format data fields
  7. Build a simple Flask server to combine all the code so far
  8. Explores further improvements to the pipeline

Who this course is for:

  • Intermediate programmers who are interested in data engineering

Course content

1 section • 8 lectures • 1h 5m total length