First Page on Hacker News
Yesterday I managed to get on the first page of Hacker
News with a link to
GitHub: Show HN: Static blog generator in about 1
KLOC. In the past I
tumblelog more than once but didn't get much upvotes,
sometimes none at all. But the magic word KLOC (kilo lines of code)
and maybe the submission time did the trick.
I did manage to get on position 17 on the front page. At least that's what I know. So what has been the effect of this? At the time of writing according to GitHub:
- 1,755 Unique visitors.
- Three clones.
- Number of stars went from 49 to 68.
The number of visitors I have is normally a few a day, so the effect was very significant on the number of visitors. I am very happy with the increase in the number of stars, thanks everyone who voted!
I hope that this will result in people using
tumblelog for their
blog. And hopefully also some feedback.