Speed Reader

Vue.js experiment with various speed reading techniques



There are a few popular implementations of speed-readers online. But most are dated, clunky, or exclusive to mobile. So I decided to take a stab at building my own.

Here is the result of a weekend hack:


Spritz was the the main inspiration for this project (for a live demo check out Readsy or watch a Tech Crunch interview with the founder).

Some great features in this implementation:

Some shortcomings in this implementation:

With these notes, I started hacking away. I gave myself a weekend to complete a working demo.

Try using my reader to re-read what you just read :p
(You can use the controls to pause, skip, and modify speed. Hit escape to reset if it gets buggy when skipping)

Check out the full demo.