Scraper and Web API for The News


I recently found out about thanks to @gcollazo. The News is a pretty cool project by ahmetsulek that brings together under one same site LayerVault’s Designer News and Y Combinator’s Hacker News.

I decided to take advantage of having all those posts from two different sources together and built a scraper for it with Node.js. Once I had all the posts stored and updated on my side I thought it’d be cool to implement a JSON endpoint to allow anyone to use the data however they want. 


Available endpoints:

Data format:

The project/hack is available in GitHub. Star, Watch, Fork at