Friend/foe individual writers on Hacker News.
If you've read Slashdot you know all about the friend/foe system. Next to each author is an orb that shows your relationship to the author -- if you've friended or foe'd them. This helps you identify quality authors and filter out obnoxious commenters.
This system provides two parts:
- Client: the extension that gets injected into Hacker News and reports back with usernames to compare) and the server.
- Server: the Node.js/Express.js/Redis system that keeps track of all friends/foes and friend of a friend and foe of a friend relationships.
A friend or foe has not yet been made. The standard orb:
Choosing a friend or foe. Animation provides a nice slide out:
A blend of friends and foes illustrating the transformative experience of HACKERSMACKER:
Examples of great Hacker News comments from which to start a collection of friends
- MIT License