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The Algolia API is the official API: https://hn.algolia.com/api

It doesn't support authentication/user-based actions. You could still use the public data to derive notifications/personal analytics, though.

Thanks for this! Of course, pretty silly thing to suggest I need authentication to notify people...

However, I was attempting to insinuate that without auth there's little use of diving into an app's notification because (as a user), you'd most likely want to reply/vote to at least some of the replies!

I don't think it's silly at all to put some things behind auth. There's a fine line between usefulness and stalking.

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