IOS app for users forum

Is there any IOS app for using this users forum?

Likely not.
This forum is based on discourse, i.e. it is developed by a completely separate group of people, and it is deployed and operated by (among other groups) the Rust community.

Given all this, it is difficult to see how a single app could support all the different discourse deployments (which likely run on very different servers).

The good news is that URLO has a responsive layout, in case you haven't tried that yet.

If you have and still want an app, I'm curious as to why?

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Thanks for your reply. With this information you provided I went to AppStore and it looks there is actually an app. What I’m interested in is having alerts at IOS level that I can quickly filter/open depending on my interests, and also see responses (like yours) in a handy way. Will try this app and see how it goes.

Motivation is: now that we don’t know how active Reddit will be, I still want to keep up with Rust.

Hope this makes sense.

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Indeed it does :slight_smile:

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Actually I received your reply as an IOS notification, and I’m replying through the app too. Quite nice.

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Push notifications are actually the only functionality of the iOS app - the rest of it is just open in browser shortcuts.

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Browser APIs support push notifications too, I’m not sure if Discourse has them because I tend to reflexively forbid them whenever a site wants to enable them.

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With both Firefox and Chrome on Android you can "install" some websites (like Discourse instances) as chromeless browser windows with push notifications.

I forgot how they call this. Progressive web apps?

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Yeah, you can find the button to enable them in your user preferences on every platform except iOS Safari.

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