Vincent Ritter

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Gluon is feeling super snappy after the latest TestFlight. I like the way it’s going. More fundamental changes under the hood to do though.

Will break it up in bits… because I want to avoid a possible App Store rejection, with so much hard work. Knowing my luck, that’s probably on the cards.

There's a new TestFlight out for... Gluon. Yes. That's right. Gluon. And yes, there are actual changes 🥳

Just a quick reminder, if you're using Gluon, that you have the ability to mute words, so they don't show up in your timeline. For example you could add "Twitter" 😀

Tap on your profile, then the settings icon and find the Mute List ✌️❤️

Asking for a friend, but how many of you use Gluon on the iOS 17 beta?

Whoops! The Gluon beta expired for iOS! Will attempt to fix that when I’m back. will also bring through any accessibility description text to the image if they exist. Each image is clickable and goes to the original URL. There is also a small avatar, which is linked to the author's website. Images show in a random order.

I worked on a small itch I wanted to scratch, called It's a short photo wall of the current Photo Discover feed. Unfortunately I can't page through the feed, so we're roughly up to 38 pictures for now until I keep a history of the feed somehow (or add paging).

Enjoy ✌️❤️

I'll be making fundamental changes to Gluon. That means I probably won't reply to any existing support requests (for bugs & changes) as everything will change. I will do my best to cover those points though.

Made a quick update to the Gluon App server that handles push notifications. Push notifications should come through a little quicker now.

I'm really sorry for missing push notifications in Gluon. They should have all come through now. Looks like the push service server crashed. I apologise if you got a lot of notifications! It was broken since the 7th of May! No one told me 😅

Ads in Gluon should be disabled now... so hopefully they should just disappear. I've got a small TestFlight update that removes them fully.

If you’re using Gluon, and like TestFlight builds, because you like to live on the bleeding edge (yes, like bleed air), then look no further.

Latest release is out, and contains… no more ads. They’re gone. Oh and some behind the scenes stuff.

More to come. Slowly.

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: