Caching the future

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It would be nice if you pre-fetched the stories so that switching to a new feed showed stories more quickly. I leave NewsBlur up in a tab all the time. When I look at it after several hours of idleness, you could easily have fetched everything so that I don't have any delays as I 'n' my way through all the stories.
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Greg Lindahl

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Posted 8 years ago

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Joshua Poehls

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I really like this idea. Eager fetching the first X unread stories (in their applicable view format) would probably speed up the perceived performance a lot and we could stop having to watching that blue "fetching...." bar quite so often.
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Alastair Scott

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And it would also be useful (in the mobile apps and possibly the browser client) when there is a break in connectivity (e.g. reading on London Underground ...)
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Mobile will have a special offline ability that will be based on choosing which sites you want to read offline. I may take a look at allowing you to choose sites you want to load instantly, with premium users being able to select up a certain number. Hmm, that's an interesting idea.