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README.md

Tnitter, a Twitter-like micro-blogging platform

Compile and execute

Make sure all the required packages are installed with: apt-get install libevent-dev libsqlite3-dev

To compile, run: make

To execute, run: bin/tnitter

The Web interface will be accessible at http://localhost:8080/

Main server

The Tnitter application is deployed with other nitcorn projects at http://tnitter.xymus.net/

Notable implementation details

  • Implemented in Nit using the nitcorn framework.
  • On the server side, besides nitcorn it uses the Nit modules sqlite3, md5 and privileges
  • The client-side UI is implemented with bootstrap 3.0 and jquery 1.11
  • Passwords are salted and hashed, but sent in clear text to the server
  • Launches on localhost on port 80 if running as root, on 8080 otherwise