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Alexis on OpenShift

Name: Alexis Paris

Hometown: Hayange, France

Twitter and blog: @paris_alex

Primary development language(s): Groovy

Technology you're most interested in right now: Java, Grails, Scala

Application currently hosted on OpenShift: Link Guardian

Technologies used: Grails, Twitter bootstrap, Google URL Shortener, Spring, JQuery, JQuery masonry.

What's it do?

Bookmark manager and tools to share links on twitter. You come across an article but you don't have time right now to read it ? just add it to your link, it will be marked as "not read". You will be able later to check your Link Guardian links, read this article and then mark the link as read.

What motivated you to create the application?

Provide a tool that manages bookmarks online with the ability to indicate if a link has been read or not. Provide a tool that allow a user to share interesting links on twitter.

What are the most compelling features of OpenShift?

Easy to use command line tools.

What are some features you'd like to see in OpenShift?

Maintenance page when the application is stopped (when deployment for example).


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