If you run an open fire server and want to use Monal, use this plugin to get push support. https://www.igniterealtime.org/projects/openfire/plugin-archive.jsp?plugin=pushnotification
We are currently testing a plugin that has been developed to support push on oepnfire .I am happy to report preliminary tests have been positive. This is something that will help a lot of people use monal on their existing servers.
Monal builds and runs with catalyst. This was an initial experiment to see what the process would be like. Hilariously, as I was Googling the issues I encountered I noticed that Chris from chat secure was in the process of doing the same thing. I already know that this is Continue Reading
I have updated the Mac app in the app store. It has all of the fixes made to the iOS client as well as some ui bugs people have reported. I am focusing on catalina and catalyst now the old app will not go away, but since it will require Continue Reading
Release 3.8 should make jumping on to XMPP easier for non technical users. The new registration screen will bring us closer to a chat platform that anyone can download and use.
iOS 3.8 is ready to be tested and available on Testflight. The change list is: In app registration on blabber.im In app password changes Addressed compatibility issue specifically with prosody that caused higher batter use. All of these changes are important but we really need to test the registration flow. Continue Reading
Monal will support dark mode the day iOS 13 launches. There are a few things to fix here and there regarding images and contrast, but we are definitely ready for iOS 13. This may seem like an odd diversion but is very important. The first is this is someone’s first Continue Reading
There are a lot of new developments coming out to wwdc right now that will impact Monal and XMPP. I am still going over the technical documentation, but the most relevant items are : I will switch to catalyst to bring iOS ans Mac apps to parity. Maintaining one ui Continue Reading
The goal here is to get more users who aren’t power users. For these users there needs to be less exposure to the technical workings of XMPP and fewer options. The usual account screens are still there in settings but a new user will encounter something like this. Someone should Continue Reading