Brenton Cleeland

HN500 Updates

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HN500 is a tiny site that lists posts on Hacker News that receive over 500 points. Unfortunately, it was down for a few days this week. I migrated servers and had a mistake in the cronjob that fetches posts.

Fixed now!

The good news is that I think it's only really used by me (of course, there are no analytics, and I'm keeping it up for me, so I don't mind not knowing).

There are two features that I've added in the last few months that might be valuable to folks:

I rarely visit the HN500 homepage now and instead use the feed as a way to quickly catch up on the popular stories through my RSS reader.