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
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