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Vanity

Vanity is a personal microblogging/personal vanity page built on Node.js and Express.

Why Vanity?

I want my personal website to tell the world who I am and what I'm up to, without too much hand-holding. I want it to play nicely with my social networking accounts in a way that pushes content to the networks, and the people on those networks, that will be interested in my content. Most importantly, I want it to be easy to post quality content on my Vanity page and start conversations across networks (for me that means Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn). I want it to show off the cool stuff I do on Github and any good articles I find.

I want it to be lightweight, minimalistic and dead-simple to use. And I want it on Node.

Contributing

Fork the GitHub project. I recommend hosting your Vanity project on DotCloud. Feel free to contact me (joshisgross.com) or send me pull requests on GitHub.

Database Conventions

Database related fields and metadata should have a key prefixed with "d:". Cached data that is strictly temporary should be prefixed with "c:". All other app data should be prefixed with "a:".

License

Vanity is distributed under the MIT license (expat flavor):

Copyright (C) 2011 by Joshua Gross

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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