If you had $100,000 and six months to build a web application what would you build?
" Storytlr is an open source lifestreaming and micro blogging platform. You can use it for a single user or it can act as a host for many people all from the same installation." I've been looking for something like Storytlr for a few months now or at least trying to do it with Drupal . While I love Drupal and FeedAPI I did not want to spend all that time building a lifestream website. So I've been playing around with Storytlr instead and found it very easy. Here is how I got it up and running on a Ubuntu EC2 server. You can also check out the official Storytlr install instructions . Assumptions: LAMP stack installed and running. Domain setup for a directory. MySQL database and user ready to go. Lets get started! Get the code : wget http://storytlr.googlecode.com/files/storytlr-0.9.2.tgz tar -xvzf storytlr-0.9.2.tgz You can find out the latest stable release on Storytlr's downloads page. Import the database : Within protected/install is database.sq