PVR twittering recordings in 2 lines
This article was originally published at Planet PHP
on 11 March 9940.
I'm using MythTV for my TV recording system. Things can go wrong from time to time with such a self-built, on-the-edge system, causing some recordings to fail. That's why I like to keep notified about any finished recordings, especially while I'm on the road, when it really counts that recordings work. So I taught my media PC with two lines of code to send me a tweet for each finished recording, using Horde's excellent Twitter and OAuth libraries.