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Show HN: Rainbowstream – Twitter the geek way (github.com)
93 points by DTVD on July 25, 2014 | hide | past | web | favorite | 15 comments



This is a great way to stealth tweet at work, especially when combined with a 2nd monitor and a 4-way terminal split :)


If you are that worried about being caught Tweeting at work wouldn't you be more concerned about generating a public tweet with a timestamp showing you posted it at work?


Most people consume Twitter a lot more than they produce tweets.

I almost never tweet from work, but I have the OS X app open most of the time (without any need to hide it where I work).


Ah sorry "tweeting" is an action to post a tweet. I thought that's what they meant.


And it works better than lynx.


I'm using https://github.com/sferik/t is this better


I think t is rather like a Linux command, while Rainbow Stream is an app and focus on display and custom hashtag following with streaming API.


Fantastic, I've been looking for a way to stop using Janetter for some time, and my love of TUIs means this is right up my alley!


I've had almost exactly this on my back-burner of "things that would be nice to write if nobody else does". Thanks!


I think I'll actually give Twitter a shot now. This looks much more convenient than the web interface.


Feature request! Instead of a link to photos, there could be ASCII converted images, like with http://picascii.com/


You mean when we type a "show image x" ? Would be an awesome feature :) If I can I will try to do the ascii magic directly on terminal first :)


Sounds good! This is really neat and elegant by the way :)


thank you! I've been looking for something like this for a while now, been trying to mess with the API myself but a tad over my head.


wow, that is awesome




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