A (Java) Swing desktop application Hacker News client written in Kotlin. I think it would be funny to make it actually good—contribute if you think so too. Or if you think the world actually needs this, that's okay too.
More background on the project here (and a video of it running!): http://symbolflux.com/projects/hndesktop
- Install Maven (
brew install mavenor
sudo apt-get install maven)
- cd to HNDesktop repo root
mvn package(this builds the project with Maven)
java -jar target/HNDesktop-1.0-SNAPSHOT-jar-with-dependencies.jar
Note: if you are using OpenJDK, you need to install JavaFX before running
mvn package. This should do it:
apt install openjfx
Check out the 'Issues' section here for some details on what's broken, and some enhancements ideas.