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hnews - Hacker News CLI


View animated GIF example.


Requires Ruby/RubyGems. Then …

gem install hnews


hnews home - Lists Hacker News homepage items.

hnews new - Lists new Hacker News items.

hnews best - Lists best Hacker News items.

hnews open [itemNo] - Opens the selected item.


The Following may require this gem in order to complete authentication required tasks.

hnews comments [itemNo] - Open Hacker News Discussion/Comments Page.

hnews login - Login in order to upvote/comments etc.

hnews logout- Logout and remove any saved credentials.

hnews upvote [itemNo]- Upvote a particular item.


hnews comment [itemNo] [comment]- Comment on a particular item.


  • Fork the repository on GitHub
  • Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  • Stage your changes (git add .)
  • Commit your changes (git commit -m 'Added some feature')
  • Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  • Create new Pull Request

Thank You Too...

forresty and hn contributors. hn is used to parse Hacker News pages.

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