Al’s Alerts is a service that will email you posts from craigslist whenever a post appears with the keywords you provide. This frees you from having to check craigslist every day if you are on the lookout for something specific. This is an improvement on craigslist’s subscriptions, which will simply send you every post in the category.
The site is operable, but I’d like to do a front-end rewrite using the Python web application framework Django. The back-end also needs to be rewritten to scale better. The user interface needs to be improved and streamlined, and I also need to include the additional cities that craigslist now serves.
This is currently a work in progress.