Next Door / Sessions / Manton Reece

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    Indie Microblogging

    It used to be that if you wanted to write on the web, you posted to your own blog. Now, most text and photos go into closed platforms like Twitter. But what if we could bring the UI innovations of today's social networks and apply them to blogs and independent publishing? In this talk we'll explore the challenges of building a new social network, with details on user interface design and code for creating an Instagram-like service on iOS and microblogs.