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Gluon for Micro.blog

An app for both iOS and Android, built on React Native, for Micro.blog.

Gluon is a highly opinionated, but customisable, cross platform app for Android and iOS for Micro.blog.

If you’d like to find out more, please visit the Gluon website. Or keep scrolling to read the development blog.

With Gluon, you can do the following:

* Posting is available for Micro.blog hosted sites only. Posting to third-party blogs is coming soon.

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Oh and talking about Gluon… going to give some TLC to the Android version also very soon ✌️❤️

I’m going to start blogging about the new version of Gluon soon again. It’ll be like day one of the project. Excited to get started.

A few weeks ago I announced that I will be trying out Discord for Gluon. It’s been fun, but it’s not for me. Thank you to everyone that joined in. It’s nothing personal! I prefer the way it was before and just looking at keeping it all cozy and central to email and direct feedback.

Whilst I did love the feedback loop and conversations, it just distributed how I work a little bit too much for my comfort. I also didn’t want to branch off to yet another avenue of support and mainly presence. At the end of the day my blog, and the app, is my presence and that’s how I like it.

I’ll be removing the server next week.

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The new Micro.blog Pens category is now live in Gluon 🥳🖋

I have just released version 2021.2 of Gluon for iOS. Release notes are here. As usual, I want to thank every single one of you that keeps supporting me ✌️❤️

The Empire has approved the new iOS update for Gluon. Will release soon ✌️

Gluon, for iOS, version 2021.2 has been submitted for review ✌️I managed to do all of the screenshots… the original ones were way out of date.

Finally making progress with writing release notes for the new iOS Gluon release. Also making a new set of screenshots for the App Store listing.

Hope to release the latest version of Gluon, for iOS, next week at some stage. Of course it’ll have to be approved by the developer hugging and loving Apple.

It’ll mean some updates to the website also… here goes.

If you’re interested Gluon is now on Discord 😱 More details in the post.

Gluon now on Discord

My thanks to "friend of the app", Jason Burk, for the motivation to get Gluon onto Discord.

Join in, have a laugh, moan at me for the stuff I’m breaking… or never adding even though I promise.

Just a friendly place for all things Gluon.

Whilst I can’t promise that I will always reply… this is just a foot in the door, and have many more things planned soon.

Link: https://discord.gg/UJvVPMmvFa

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You said you wanted even MORE icons for Gluon? Some say "what’s the point?". So I woke up and couldn’t shake the feeling I was missing something.

You may recognise two of those… and the last one was an accident. I call it pink sunset.

Build 24 for Gluon, on iOS TestFlight, has just been delivered. Includes loads of new icons. Hope you enjoy them.

Whilst I have a list of more things I want to add, I think it’s ready for general release… so give it a whirl.

Looks like there are problems on Apple’s side of things… so need to wait before I can get another version of Gluon out to TestFlight.

Coming to a TestFlight near you…