The Twitter plugin is used to pull data from Twitter and write it to Kafka.
The preferred method of installation is to utilize the Confluent Hub Client.
The plugin is hosted on the Confluent Hub. Installation through the Confluent Hub Client is simple. Use the following command line.
confluent-hub install jcustenborder/kafka-connect-twitter:latest
- Compile the source code with mvn clean package
- Create a subdirectory called kafka-connect-twitter under the plugin.path on your connect worker.
- Extract the contents of the zip file from target/components/packages/ to the directory you created in the previous step.
- Restart the connect worker.