An overview of BookWyrm, a federated social reading app designed as an alternative to GoodReads.

An overview of a new federated GoodReads alternative, powered by ActivityPub. It’s awesome, and I’m really excited about it!

@snoopa
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On the PineNote 🥵

Tommi
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??

@snoopa
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It’s an ereader developed by pine64.

@deadsuperhero
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Yeah, I was just thinking about this! It would be amazing to see BookWyrm integration on a libre reading device.

@Bloodaxe
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Now this sounds pretty awesome!

IngrownMink4
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Wow, I was looking for this for a long time and didn’t know it existed until I saw this post! Thanks to you guys I always find great FLOSS services :D

Morys
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Have created an account, thankyou!

poVoq
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Did you try self-hosting it?

@deadsuperhero
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Not yet, but mainly because I prefer a non-docker environment and kind of need to consolidate a bunch of things on my server first. 😅

@phthalo
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Same here >_<

@humanetech
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Note: There has been fedi discussion about the anti-capitalist license of the project making it not open-source. This is the reason that the FedeProxy project will not reuse ActivityPub code from the project.

Tommi
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I am hoping a fork of this could become a valuable IMDb alternative, too!

(actually, I would love it and use it even more)

@oliver@lemmy.ca
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As for a database, https://www.themoviedb.org/ fits!? https://www.trakt.tv/ for scrobbling & collecting as they do it better and one of the various trakt-apps for mobile - I prefer https://www.moviebase.app/ which is awesome. A noncommercial replacement for Trakt would be awesome as they do not really listen to their customers. But as long as they provide their good API, I’m fine with it.

Katie Ampersand
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Didn’t know the pale king liked to read

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