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Discussion on: I made a Twitter Clone with VueJS and Go

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Junxiao Shi

I guess there's some sort of coding school teaching people how to make clones…

The most important part of Twitter isn't the website - many users never use it.
It's the API and the mobile apps, and your implementation doesn't have them.
Moreover, your implementation likely can't handle millions of tweets posted every hour - it takes a distributed system to get to that scale.

Keep innovating and you can build a better system than today's Twitter.

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Juan Christian Author • Edited

Yes, I completely agree with you. I am aware of the sheer size of Twitter and how they can handle an immense amount of users and millions of tweets. This implementation does not compare to how Twitter implements its systems and because it is only experimental and for educational purposes only.

I haven't really gotten deep into scalable applications or fault-tolerant distributed systems but
this project and I have still a lot of room for improvements and ways to go.

Thank you for the valuable insight!