This is really a combined tutorial, stemmed from the amazing Jared Hanson and Pedro Teixeira. I just wanted to take a couple of examples one step further and produce a working Twitter authentication project using a Mongo database. Make sure you check out the tech, this is a common (and really fun) stack:
~/Sites/twitter-mongo : mkdir data
Next, in another terminal start the Mongo database using the new data location.
~/Sites/twitter-mongo : mongod --dbpath ./data/
Last thing to do is put in your Twitter consumer key and consumer secret in the “app.js” file (make a Twitter app). Run node.
~/Sites/twitter-mongo : node app.js