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HNtrends

A front-end for a hacker news analysis project I am working on.

What is HNTrends?

HNTrends is a tool that uses cloudsearch, ruby on rails, and a little javascript to compare & contrast the search volume for various keywords on Hacker News. TLDR -- It's Google Trends for Hacker News.

I originally built the tool as a way to combine my data warehousing expertise (acuired at Simple Energy) with my growing interest Ruby on Rails hackery (as prep for my 2015 job hunt).

You can access the project here.

Here is a screenshot of the project:

If you're interested in getting your hands on the ETL scripts that I used to download the hacker news posts and users from the API, or in extending the project, please contact me via @owocki on twitter or via the email address in my github profile.