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commit c23d2f4840a16b89388d7c67b3fd785709c9fbfe
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Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:13:55 -0400

Publish new blog post

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diff --git a/pages/blog.md b/pages/blog.md @@ -27,6 +27,7 @@ href="https://pleroma.paritybit.ca/jbauer">Pleroma</a>. ### 2020 <ul> + <li>2020-08-10 <a href="blog/my-preferred-fediverse-mobile-client">My Preferred Fediverse Mobile Client</a></li> <li>2020-08-09 <a href="blog/posting-statuses-on-pleroma-with-a-shell-script">Posting Statuses on Pleroma with a Shell Script</a></li> <li>2020-08-08 <a href="blog/how-to-not-make-an-ass-of-yourself-internet-discussions">How to Not Make an Ass of Yourself in Online Discussions</a></li> <li>2020-08-08 <a href="blog/gentoo-isnt-for-me">Gentoo Isn't for Me</a></li> diff --git a/pages/blog/my-preferred-fediverse-mobile-client.md b/pages/blog/my-preferred-fediverse-mobile-client.md @@ -0,0 +1,43 @@ +## My Preferred Fediverse Mobile Client + +[//]: # "After switching to Pleroma, the Tusky app felt too Mastodon-like and was missing some of the features that Pleroma brings to the table. Luckily @a1batross@expired.mentality.rip came to the rescue by forking Tusky to create Husky." + +[//]: # "main.min.css" + +[//]: # + +<div class="byline"> +<b>Written By:</b> Jake Bauer | + <b>Posted:</b> 2020-08-10 | + <b>Last Updated:</b> 2020-08-10 +</div> + +After switching to Pleroma, the Tusky app felt too Mastodon-like and was missing +some of the features that Pleroma brings to the table. Luckily +[a1batross@expired.mentality.rip](https://expired.mentality.rip/users/a1batross) +came to the rescue by forking Tusky to create Husky, a client that behaves just +like Tusky, but with more Pleroma features and a more Pleroma-like appearance. + +<figure> + <a href="/img/husky-screenshot.png"><img + src="/img/husky-screenshot-thumb.png"/></a> + <figcaption>A screenshot of the Husky app.</figcaption> +</figure> + +Some of the additional features I've noticed Husky adds over Tusky are things +such as Markdown formatting and the ability to post a status as unlisted as +opposed to just public, followers only, and direct. Both of these features are +present in Pleroma but not in Mastodon, so they were missing from Tusky. +Furthermore, the Pleroma theming makes it feel like I'm using a Pleroma app +instead of a Mastodon app, even if they work exactly the same on the back-end. + +Otherwise, the apps are quite similar and the Husky fork hasn't differed much +from Tusky. Both still offer scheduled toots, bookmarks, lists, the ability to +edit basic profile information, and so on. I definitely recommend the Husky app +if you're on a Pleroma instance and looking for the exact same experience as +Tusky but with more of a Pleroma feel and the extra Pleroma features. + +_This is my ninetieth post for the +[#100DaysToOffload](https://social.paritybit.ca/tags/100DaysToOffload) +challenge. You can learn more about this challenge over at +[https://100daystooffload.com](https://100daystooffload.com)._ diff --git a/pages/home.md b/pages/home.md @@ -18,6 +18,8 @@ This site will soon™️ be available over Gopher and Gemini. <a class="rss-icon" href="/feeds/sitewide-feed.xml"> <img src="/img/feed-icon.png" width="15" height="15" alt="Click for RSS Feed"/> </a> </div> +2020-08-10 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/my-preferred-fediverse-mobile-client">My Preferred Fediverse Mobile Client</a> + 2020-08-09 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/posting-statuses-on-pleroma-with-a-shell-script">Posting Statuses on Pleroma with a Shell Script</a> 2020-08-08 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/how-to-not-make-an-ass-of-yourself-internet-discussions">How to Not Make an Ass of Yourself in Online Discussions</a> @@ -36,8 +38,6 @@ This site will soon™️ be available over Gopher and Gemini. 2020-07-25 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/mastodon-to-pleroma-3-shutting-down-mastodon">Mastodon to Pleroma — 3 — Shutting Down Mastodon</a> -2020-07-25 <a class="feed-item" href="blog/i-was-wrong">I Was Wrong</a> - ### What is a Parity Bit? It is a bit (in the 1's and 0's sense) used in checking for errors in digital diff --git a/public/feeds/sitewide-feed.xml b/public/feeds/sitewide-feed.xml @@ -7,6 +7,27 @@ <description>The feed that covers all notable additions, updates, announcements, and other changes for the entire paritybit.ca website.</description> <item> + <title>My Preferred Fediverse Mobile Client</title> + <link>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/my-preferred-fediverse-mobile-client</link> + <guid>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/my-preferred-fediverse-mobile-client</guid> + <pubDate>Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:53:10 -0400</pubDate> + <description><![CDATA[<h2 id="my-preferred-fediverse-mobile-client">My Preferred Fediverse Mobile Client</h2> +<div class="byline"> +<p><b>Written By:</b> Jake Bauer | <b>Posted:</b> 2020-08-10 | <b>Last Updated:</b> 2020-08-10</p> +</div> +<p>After switching to Pleroma, the Tusky app felt too Mastodon-like and was missing some of the features that Pleroma brings to the table. Luckily <a href="https://expired.mentality.rip/users/a1batross">a1batross@expired.mentality.rip</a> came to the rescue by forking Tusky to create Husky, a client that behaves just like Tusky, but with more Pleroma features and a more Pleroma-like appearance.</p> +<figure> +<a href="/img/husky-screenshot.png"><img + src="/img/husky-screenshot-thumb.png"/></a> +<figcaption> +A screenshot of the Husky app. +</figcaption> +</figure> +<p>Some of the additional features I’ve noticed Husky adds over Tusky are things such as Markdown formatting, the ability to post a status as unlisted as opposed to just public, followers only, and direct. Both of these features are present in Pleroma but not in Mastodon, so they were missing from Tusky. Furthermore, the Pleroma theming makes it feel like I’m using a Pleroma app instead of a Mastodon app, even if they work exactly the same on the back-end.</p> +<p>Otherwise, the apps are quite similar and the Husky fork hasn’t differed much from Tusky. Both still offer scheduled toots, bookmarks, lists, the ability to edit basic profile information, and so on. I definitely recommend the Husky app if you’re on a Pleroma instance and looking for the exact same experience as Tusky but with more of a Pleroma feel and the extra Pleroma features.</p> +<p><em>This is my ninetieth post for the <a href="https://social.paritybit.ca/tags/100DaysToOffload">#100DaysToOffload</a> challenge. You can learn more about this challenge over at <a href="https://100daystooffload.com">https://100daystooffload.com</a>.</em></p>]]></description> + </item> +<item> <title>Posting Statuses on Pleroma with a Shell Script</title> <link>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/posting-statuses-on-pleroma-with-a-shell-script</link> <guid>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/posting-statuses-on-pleroma-with-a-shell-script</guid> diff --git a/public/img/husky-screenshot-thumb.png b/public/img/husky-screenshot-thumb.png Binary files differ. diff --git a/public/img/husky-screenshot.png b/public/img/husky-screenshot.png Binary files differ. diff --git a/public/sitemap.xml b/public/sitemap.xml @@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/home</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog</loc></url> + <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/my-preferred-fediverse-mobile-client</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/posting-statuses-on-pleroma-with-a-shell-script</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/how-to-not-make-an-ass-of-yourself-internet-discussions</loc></url> <url><loc>https://www.paritybit.ca/blog/gentoo-isnt-for-me</loc></url>