HN Reader

a modern Hacker News experience


Completed Features

Read lists, articles & comments
Swipe (left/right) with configurable primary tap action
Configurable read items behaviour (e.g gray-out, hidden)
Different list views: text-only, text+cover image, newspaper layout
Offline access / caching
Loveability: decent color schema, score & comment icons
Settings (primary color, dark mode, etc)
Read & post comments / reply-to-comments
Collapsible comment threads (click on header)
Highlight OP and own comments
Submit new item

Notifications: editorial, score & comment count based

Supported Lists: frontpage / best / new
Login with HN user/pass (credentials stay on local device!)
Personal lists: submitted / upvoted / saved

AI summary of article with key information

Roadmap / Ideas (ordered)

User based notification - e.g. item reached frontpage Search
Desktop apps (MacOS, Linux, Windows)
Sync saved articles between devices
Summarize comments with AI
Text-to-speech, read aloud
Keyword alerts

Public Bug/Feature Request Tracker

Github Issues

Will you open source it? I havn't made up my mind.

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What is your motivation for this project?
Fun and learning things. It's a nice side project.