The old reddit river website for mobile devices
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This is the website that I created back in 2008. The route to
university took 30 mins and during this time I didn't have much else to do than
to read reddit. But the orginal website didn't look well under my cellphone's
browser so I created redditriver that was more mobile friendly.

Read the whole story on how it was designed at:


Here is the description of directories in the source tree:

bin - python modules and executables for retrieving reddit stories,
      subreddits, finding mobile versions of web pages, and updating
      the retrieved data in the database     - discovers mobile versions of web pages     - retrieves reddit stories on front page or
                             any given subreddit        - retrieves the most popular subreddits    - updates stories in the database - updates subreddits in the database

config - configuration files of website, tools and program

         autodisc.conf  - configuration file of bin/ program - configuration module for bin/,
                          bin/, bin/,
                          and web/

db - example sqlite database with 25 subreddits and around 50 stories for
     each subreddit, and database schema file. - sqlite3 database with 1351 records in stories table and
                      26 records in subreddits table
     db.schema.txt  - database sql shema

html.examples - contains html page fragments of stories, scores,
                subreddits and next pages of these were used for
                programming data extractors bin/ and
                score.txt - html code of
                story.txt - html code of a single story on reddit front
                            page or any subreddit.
                subreddit.entry.txt - html code of a subreddit entry at
       - html code of next page <a> link

locks - directory containing lock files, used by bin/ and

web - the python website/application!!! - application using to serve the contents of the

      static - static content of the website, such as favicon.ico,
               website logo, my photo with reddit t-shirt and css stylesheet.

templates - templates used by these get rendered by cheetah's
            template engine!


Copyright (C) 2008 Peteris Krumins (  -  good coders code, great reuse

Released under GNU GPL license.


Peteris Krumins