HashPipe for Twitter

HashPipe is a twitter client for the masses. Available for Windows, Linux, and Mac, this easy to use tool makes using twitter a breeze. Developed by BSc. IT Students in the National University of Ireland Galway in early 2011, it is now almost ready for its first public release. Support and development will continue through 2011.

Use HashPipe to:

Update your status or post Tweets

Get Tweets from people you follow regularly

View the latest trends

View Tweets in which you are mentioned

Simple to use...

All this in a simple and easy to understand user interface designed so that even the newest Twitter user can make the most of this bustling social network.

Simple to set up...

Setting up hashPipe is as simple as clicking 'Setup Application' and putting in your unique user code presented to you in your browser.


HashPipe never asks for your password so you never have to compromise your identity. We comply with Twitter's 'OAuth' authorisation token system so HashPipe is among the most secure clients on the web!

What does it look like?

The HashPipe Team

Aidan Breen | Twitter: Team Leader

Aidan did alot of the programming and interaction with the Twitter API.

Barry O'Shaughnessy | Twitter:

Barry was involved in layout, design, graphics & webpage.

Alan Hassett | Twitter:

Alan helped program a number of elements in HashPipe including pulling in friends tweets and gravatars.

Darren O'Neill | Twitter:

Darren coded a part of HashPipe that saves Tweets so next time you open your app, you have a number of recent tweets waiting.

Daniel Flannery | Twitter:

Dan was involved in the trending topics and moving text.

All members of the team helped troubleshoot coding problems and worked together on all parts of the development.

What did we learn?

Working together on this fascinating project, we learnt to interact and make out app work with the Twitter API. We also learnt to integrate and understand eachothers code.