Twitter Data on SQL Azure

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The Twitter parser source code (CodePlex) is here.  What this does is as follows:
1) Edit the UnitTest1.cs for your particular hashtag
2) Configure the connection string to point to a local SQL Server (or you can point directly to SQL Azure)
3) Run the Unit Tests to pull a tweet stream based on the hashtag and to format as JSON data.
4) The Unit Tests will also create a simple database (3 tables) and populate that with the JSON tweet data.



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