Tracked: 6th, December 2019

This the latest set of updates for bugs and issues across Micro.blog:

You can report bugs and get help using Slack, GitHub, email, and the @help account.

DEFINE: Microblog

  • (mahy-kroh-blawg, ‐blog)
  • Noun
    • A blog containing short posts.
    • “Short” is often defined as being fewer than 500 characters in length.
    • The popular limit length for the definition of “short” has become 280 characters.
  • Portmanteau of micro and blog.

Noted: 4th, December 2019

Here is what’s been happening elsewhere:

  • Gluon, by Vincent Ritter
    • A big update was released for Android, the new build matching the iOS version now available. New posting was then upgraded with the addition of the title bar for long posts and the toolbar just like in the reply screen.
  • NetNewsWire, by Brent Simmons
    • The help book for iOS has been published, making it easier to find helpful information for the Micro.blog integration with NetNewsWire on iOS.

You can see more about third-party updates on the Elsewhere page and every month in The Macro Report, as well as more about third-party development in general on the Links page.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

TIP: You can secure the published version of your posts with Save to Internet Archive.

  • Go to the web app ->
  • Select the Posts tab ->
  • Select the Design button ->
  • Move down to the end of the page ->
  • Select the box for Save new posts to Internet Archive.

DEFINE: Feed

  • (feed)
  • Noun
    • A source of online content, usually posts, to which you can subscribe.
    • The form of technology upon which large scale publishing was made possible.
  • Often shorthand for the relevant platform, i.e. RSS for a blog, timeline for Twitter.

TIP: You can secure your posts and images with archive backups.

  • Go to the web app ->
  • Select the Posts tab ->
  • Select the Export link ->
  • Select the .bar archive for a folder containing the full download.
    • NOTE: That folder can be renamed to .zip if you want to open it.

Tracked: 22nd, November 2019

This the latest set of updates for bugs and issues across Micro.blog:

You can report bugs and get help using Slack, GitHub, email, and the @help account.

DEFINE: Web

  • (web)
  • Noun
    • All websites; the interconnected network that makes up the internet. Commonly referred to as the web.
  • Shortened form of World Wide Web.
  • Sometimes an alternative for Internet.

Noted: 20th, November 2019

Here is what’s been happening elsewhere:

  • Gluon, by Vincent Ritter
    • The iOS version continued to get performance improvements in TestFlight, whilst Vincent made a breakthrough that made it possible to make progress on Android. He also posted a preview of a new toolbar in the reply screen.
  • Speck, by Ricco Førgaard
    • Ricco has returned to development of his command line tool for posting and reading your timeline.

You can see more about third-party updates on the Elsewhere page and every month in The Macro Report, as well as more about third-party development in general on the Links page.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

DEFINE: Blog

  • (blawg, blog)
  • Noun
    • A website on which a post or series of posts are published by an author, or group of authors, likely to be less formally structured than a professional publication.
    • A single entry or post on such a website.
  • Shortened form of weblog.