A lightweight read-only Reddit client written in Python using the Flask framework.
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Slim for Reddit

A lightweight read-only Reddit client written in Python using the Flask framework.

Screenshot of Subreddit view

Features

  • View front page and subreddit pages
  • View comment threads
  • View user profiles, including submissions and comments
  • Flair and OP-highlighting support

Dependencies

Installation and use

  • Install Flask and markdown2

    • Using pip:

      pip3 install flask
      pip3 install markdown2
      
  • Clone the contents of this Git repository to a directory of your choice

    • E.g.:

      cd some/directory/
      git clone https://github.com/cjlh/slim-for-reddit.git .
      
  • Run Flask using application.py:

    • E.g. using the Flask server:

      export FLASK_APP=application.py; flask run

  • Open your web browser and visit the URL printed in the terminal (default: http://127.0.0.1:5000/)

Features in development

  • Comment context view
  • Option to load more comments
  • Mod and admin highlighting

License

This software is published under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more information.