It allows you to see a list of the front page HN stories, sort them by title, score and number of comments as well as select a particular story using the arrow keys and launch it using the default browser.
- Ruby curses module for terminal interaction
- The http://hndroidapi.appspot.com feed
- The Launchy gem for opening the browser
- The Clipboard gem for copying the article URL to the clipboard
You can find out more about the code on the Github page.
I’m sure this has been done to death before, but this incarnation was created to scratch a programming itch I had since reading about Etsy’s mctop gem -an example of Etsy once again providing inspiration.