Hack the Midwest's Rambler

What is Rambler?

Rambler is a simple application written for the Hack the Midwest competition held in Kansas City on 02 & 03 June 2012.

This application interacts with Tumblr. Simply type in a Tumblr blog in the field provided and information will be downloaded about the blog.

After information has been retrieved, you can step through each post and even have the website read it back to you.


  • Load Tumblr blogs in the space provided. (Exclude http://)
  • Click on Load Blog
  • To move between blogs, press the Previous/Next Blog buttons
  • To move between posts on the current blog, press the Previous/Next Post buttons
  • To have the site read your post back to you, press Play after a post is loaded

Technical Info

  • Node.js
  • Express
  • Socket.io
  • Heroku
  • Speak.js
  • Tumblr's Api