Github issues viewer
This is a viewer of github issues that is entirely client-side. It demonstrates one way of building a slightly-more-than-trivial app with facebook's React framework.
All requests to the github api are anonymous, so they cap it at 60 requests/hour.
- App fetches models
- View manages routing
- React for the views
- Backbone (mostly for routing... no mutable models here)
- Bootstrap for some styling
- Component(1) for packaging
- LessCSS for css processing
- FontAwesome for icons
On the main page, the teaser of the issue body can break markdown sytax,
resulting in awkward-looking
```some code here or
**bold but not at the
end of the teaser.
I thought about (and started implementing) an ad-hoc fix but then stopped, because it was dirtly and incomplete. The real solution would be to translate the raw text into a markdown syntax tree, and then grab the first x chunks from there. A project for another time. I couldn't find a lib on npm to do it, but if you know of one, please open an issue or pr.
Anonymous API usage cap
It might be interesting to look into auth w/ github...not sure if that's possible in a backend-less app.
Not yet implemented things
- auto-linking to referenced issues
- auto-linking to commits, comments, etc
- probably a few other things
npm install -g react-tools component less
npm install -g jshint mocha
Contribution and Comments are welcome.