Vincent Ritter

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Hello dear users of Gluon on iOS. I am happy to report that version 2023.1 is now released. There's a lot in this update, so head on over to the abbreviated release notes on the Gluon website.

Thank you to all ✌️❤️ Happy updating.

Gluon 2023.1 on iOS: "Pending Developer Release"

Ah damn, wanted to ship a few Artificially COMPUTER GENERATED icons for Gluon... like these ones:

"Waiting for Review". Goodnight peeps. Glad I finally pushed that button. Too long of a beta.

I've added the ability to reset and remove your extra Gluon based profile data. That'll reset it and also remove the data from edge storage. Should be up in the next TestFlight.

There were a few issues with the new Gluon feeds, for the TestFlight app (and also current ones). Which meant slow updates. Hope to have that resolved now after a few days of making a change in Bunny (was caching related).

Wonder what I was planning when I registered those domain names 🤷‍♂️ Fun aside... when I first created Gluon, I called it "Gluon Social".

There will also not be any timeline syncing anytime soon in Gluon. Work needs to happen on the end to make that happen. I can make it happen my end, but that's a lot of work for me. Would be a paid feature if I did it.

I'll be ripping out all the Gluon notification and profile "fun" options in the next build (probably). I need to do more work here to make it what I want. Also going to make it a paid option when it eventually ships.

Just a general shout out to say thank you for all the donations and general love that you're all giving Gluon ✌️❤️ It means a lot, and makes me want to get out of bed in the morning. Can't wait to ship the next update.

I'm happy with the speed increase across the globe for feeds (for discover and tagmoji) coming into Gluon. Compare that to the other day.

Gluon uses its own "on edge" feeds for the discover feeds (including tagmoji). I just moved on over to use Bunny Storage. Let's see how response times work out here. Also using the Gluon Sync server to keep things fresh and updated.

Here are the current, old, response times:

I pulled the Gluon build from review. Needs more tweaking. Not happy with something. Might just remove the feature for now.

Gluon, for iOS, has been submitted for review ✌️ It's future is now in the hands of the Empire.

Just a quick shoutout to all the wonderful people using the Gluon iOS beta and trying out the new profile options within the app. So fun to see.