The blurhash functionality will make the experience on a slow connection much better, and the app will feel smoother thanks to it 馃槉

Thanks @dansup for implementing this on the server side :)

Also coming soon: 1锔忊儯 PixelDroid will stop you from trying to put more pictures in a single post than your server supports, and 2锔忊儯 warn you if an image is too big (option to compress in those cases is on the TODO list). 3锔忊儯 You will be able to see all the images of a profile, instead of just the first images

Release time!

This one adds the ability to set image descriptions (good practice for accessibility reasons, but also handy to comment on each photo), and there are translation improvements (plurals are now supported, so languages like Russian with more nuanced plurals can translate things correctly).

Thank you for the crash reports, a regression caused by a change in the last release was fixed!

Get it here: gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

Or on the IzzyOnDroid repo: apt.izzysoft.de/fdroid/index/a

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New account managed by several persons.
It will post news concerning #Fedilab #UntrackMe #TubeLab #OpenMultiMaps

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Great news everyone! The #FediLab dev will resume development of his projects and now has some help!

Follow @apps to stay up to date and a message from Tom is available here framagit.org/tom79/fedilab/-/i

Just pushed a release, this one fixes some bugs introduced in last week's release, and overhauls the post creation process.

Get it here: gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

I am saddened by the news regarding tom79, it highlights a real problem in the fediverse. So far, our interactions with the community have been great though, so thank you for that 鉂わ笍

Small release with bug fixes, including one security bug fix.

gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

馃洝锔 If you used PixelDroid with multiple accounts with the last release, please read the release notes!

Another release!

This one has some various improvements, bug fixes.

There are also some big changes in how the feeds are handled internally: they are now cached and should provide better performance and make the app feel smoother. Might still have some rough edges but it's a much better base upon which we can build further.

Check out our latest release here:
gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

Translations (weblate.pixeldroid.org) and issue reports (GitLab or here) welcome!

With 鉂わ笍, happy holidays!

We recently did another release, check out the changelogs here: gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

Mostly some more polishing and bug fixing.

Bigger news to be expected in the coming weeks 馃槈

I just published a small bugfix release, adding images was causing the upload process to fail.

gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

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We just published our 4th release, with a *lot* of changes and improvements.

Go read the changelog and get the APK here:

gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

Send us feedback: open an issue, use the newly integrated crash report utility if you manage to make it crash, or send us a toot on here!

Also check out @ConnyDuck 's Pixelcat, which is already looking great 鉂わ笍

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Yesterday we again opened our bimonthly open call for privacy and trust enhancing tech (nlnet.nl/PET) and projects improving open search and discovery (nlnet.nl/discovery) using open source software and open hardware. Do apply before December 1st (or check out the work we are funding on for example @cryptpad, @delta, @nextcloud, @EteSync, @pixelfed and more! -> nlnet.nl/project/

Uploaded from PixelDroid, we're doing some work to the login process and compatibility with non-Pixelfed instances :)

In other news, we need a new name 馃槩

Just like Davx5 (formerly DavDroid), we judge it too risky to keep this name, lest a certain megacorp comes knocking.

Suggestions welcome. I was thinking something to do with a red panda or its genus, since that is the Pixelfed mascot, but other ideas are also welcome!

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Been doing some work on the app, trying to make the login process more robust and warning users if they're not logging in to a Pixelfed instance. Also trying to reduce technical debt somewhat.

What is the n掳 1 thing you want fixed, changed or added first in PixelDroid? Answer here, or open an issue in our GitLab so we can get to it 馃槈

gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

We've applied for an grant, let's see what comes of it. If we get it, it should help us to free up substantially more time to work on the project. Development has not stopped, merely slowed down while most our contributors are busy with personal stuff for a while.

We expect another alpha release near the end of August, with mostly internal changes, and development will pick up again about mid September. We are still somewhat waiting on a lot of server-side API changes and fixes though.

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Hi there! Are you an avid free software user or open source developer? NGI Zero is an R&D funding program for open source software & hardware to enhance online privacy and improve open search and discovery. Together with @fsfe, @APC, Radically Open Security, Translate House and many more we fund and support projects like @pixelfed, @delta, @cryptpad... Check it out here -> nlnet.nl/thema/NGIZeroDiscover and here -> nlnet.nl/thema/NGIZeroPET.html or submit your own idea to make the internet a better place!

We finally got around to migrating to a GitLab :gitlab: instance. Links have been updated , GitHub :github: repo has been reduced to a mirror, Weblate has been switched to the new repo, CI has been reconfigured, etc.

Development will resume, and contributions are very welcome at gitlab.shinice.net/pixeldroid/

Thanks to @ShinIce for providing the hosting and helping with the migration 馃槂

Translators, there are a couple (I think three) new strings, and we would like to do another release tomorrow.

Notably, it has some big improvements to the upload flow performance and visual feedback, and should also have a rudimentary offline fallback mode.

In other news, rise up against tyranny, and never forget what happened 31 years ago today.

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