HN (Hacker News Reader for Android), soon opensourced


This is a current screenshot of my soon to be opensourced Hacker News reader for Android, with a focus on reliability and beautiful design. Other HN readers rely on web APIs for parsing and often fail to display anything, so I decided to write a client which does not fail me.

The refresh icon rotates when the feed is loading, and loading can be cancelled by tapping it. It also shows a success sign when loading is done.

I have decided against a texture on the list area because this would sacrifice fluidity of scrolling (cacheColorHint).

More screenshots and beta version in Play Store to come soon. When I have cleaned up the mess I will also put the code up on Github (

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