Lots of things in the pipeline and many changes are afoot. iOS 3.7 is available. 3.8 will come next week and there is a Mac refresh coming with the same fixes. The WWDC keynote is on Monday and we will see a lot of changes coming to Mac and iOS. Continue Reading
Late in testing there was a critical bug discovered that prevented openfire servers from working with Monal. This has been resolved in the new beta out today and I hope to have 3.7 released this week. Testing on a local open fire server I was reminded of a few things, Continue Reading
Coming in iOS 3.8 is in app password change and registration. Password changing works but needs some better UI feedback.
The near final 3.7 beta should be going out to testers right now. This is what will change in the next release. Fixed OMEMO session creation errors on some servers Fixed performance with attachment downloading Fixed wrong/older image being shown in chat cells Added ability to set nick names on Continue Reading
New for 3.7 is the image browser. Similar to other apps, you can now go into contact details and view all of the images in your conversation. I’ll add the ability to clear these out and manage space in the future.
If you have talked to me on XMPP you will notice that I often switch accounts. I keep four active accounts, two accounts on two different server platforms each that I test with the most (Prosody and ejabberd). I am a big fan of dogfooding, as in using my own Continue Reading
As I’ve mentioned in the past, a focus of Monal development going forward is going to be improving the UI/UX. I have been thoroughly modernizing many components of the app that have been largely untouched for years. Notifications and image handling is one of them. This is how I added Continue Reading
Something people have requested for a while, the ability to set a nick name on your contacts so that the JID isn’t what everyone sees.
There are several bug fixes coming in the next release. I have been working in improving OMEMO and i think I have identified the issue preventing some people from starting new sessions. I am also fixing performance issues in the image handling introduced by the aesgcm links. After those are Continue Reading