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Libron - Life hack of reading books for free

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Libron - Life hack of reading books for free

  1. 1. Libron Life hack of reading books for free
  2. 2. Self introduction • Junya Ishihara @jishiha • http://blog.champierre.com • Freelance programmer • Ruby on Rails
  3. 3. What is Libron?
  4. 4. What is Libron? • You can read books for free.
  5. 5. What is Libron? • You can read books for free. • Library + Amazon
  6. 6. What is Libron? • You can read books for free. • Library + Amazon • Firefox is required.
  7. 7. What is Libron? • You can read books for free. • Library + Amazon • Firefox is required. • Currently available in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Kanagawa, Chiba, Hyogo, Gifu, Mie, part of Saitama.
  8. 8. Demo http://screencast.com/t/YRSNWbq3
  9. 9. How to install • Firefox - Greasemonkey • Safari - GreaseKit (Tokyo only) • http://libron.net • http://github.com/champierre/libron
  10. 10. How it works? (1) • Search books on Amazon.
  11. 11. How it works? (2) • Get ISBN(ASIN) of the books.
  12. 12. How it works? (3) • Look up the books background on the selected library website.
  13. 13. How it works? (4) • Add links and icons on the Amazon web page.
  14. 14. How it works? (5) • Store the selected library into browser’s cookie.
  15. 15. Future of Libron
  16. 16. Future of Libron • Support all libraries of all prefectures in Japan. (It’s on Github. Anyone can contribute!!)
  17. 17. Future of Libron • Support all libraries of all prefectures in Japan. (It’s on Github. Anyone can contribute!!) • Store data of what people borrowed at libraries and provide recommendation like Amazon.
  18. 18. http://libron.net Thank you

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