Lessons Learned from Hitting the Front Page of Hacker News

My article about issues with images in React Native hit the front page of Hacker News and also received a lot of views on Reddit. Getting to the front page of these sites results in a traffic spike which is great if you’re in the business of getting people to visit your sites. In this post, I’d like to talk about some things that I’ve learned from the experience. Over the two days after I submitted the article to Hacker News and Reddit, I got close to 7000 views to the blog. That sounds great for someone just getting started, …