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So the plan is to implement all the features listed in the repo readme and publish dev snapshots as often as possible. Once thats done there will be a public beta release on @fdroidorg and Google Play.
Note: The dev snapshots will not feature database migrations and thus will need fresh installs to work.

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Pixelcat is 100% written in Kotlin and utilizes coroutines for async stuff. I tried to write super readable and concise code but I don't know whether I achieved that. Its now only about 10k lines of code which is not much imho.

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I had the idea for about 2 years ago. The domain was registered on 22. March 2019 ๐Ÿ˜…
So I am really glad I made it this far, but there is still about 40% missing for a real release.
Funfact: I just wanted to know how to get a gradient behind the status bar and try some new AndroidX libraries, not build a new fediverse client, but one thing lead to another

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Pixelcat is a beautiful and fast Android client for the fediverse. It focuses on images and is primarily intended to be used with @pixelfed but it works with @Mastodon and as well (everything that speaks Mastodon api).
is free and open source (GPLv3).

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As the CEO of "Conny Duck's late night hacking sessionsโ„ข" I am proud to announce the newest fediverse app:

Why are there no recent builds of Gimp (or Glimpse) for Mac โ˜น๏ธ

I filmed myself painting for the first time ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ [German voiceover]

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Something a little different, usually I don't use random elements or let the canvas or the acrylic underpainting show through my oil paint.

Acrylic and oil on canvas, 30x30cm
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Apps targeting Android SDK 30 published by F-Droid cannot yet be installed on Android 11. This affects at least FairEmail, Netguard, OpenVPN and a few others.

You might want to hold up upgrading your device to Android 11 for a few weeks if you rely on any of these apps.

As a developer, you might want to hold up upgrading targetSDK to 30 for a bit.

The issue is tracked here, including a workaround for getting your data back from FairEmail in case you already fell into this trap.

There were times when a new major Android update meant tons of new existing stuff, but they have long passed.

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Being a "senior dev" means having to do all that boring tickets nobody else wants to do and sitting through annoying meetings with execs that have no clue what they are talking about ๐Ÿ™„

I was today years old when I realized you can install an apk on an emulator just by drag&dropping it

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Acryl, oil and gold/palladium on 60x80cm canvas

These took me almost a year to complete ๐Ÿ˜…
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Yes, Fedilab has also 7 days to bring changes without knowing what exactly.

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