iOS5 Twitter App Beta Testing

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  1. skafia, Jan 31, 2012
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    My Twitter app is in its later dev stage and I need testers to get some input. Here are some screen shots, let me know if you're interested in trying something new. Beta Sign Up Here: http://bit.ly/yeXAdE

    Notable Features:
    ** Scroll timeline via accelerometer
    ** 'Pulse' style LISTS view
    ** 'Edit' Tweets
    ** Browse users from public timeline
    ** Look up words in a tweet using Wikipedia
     

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    #4
    Hit me up, too. I have about 40 of the suckers so I'd be willing to help a brother out.
     
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    If you still have room, I'd love to test. I'm a big Twitter user and love trying new apps out.
     
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    I'd certainly be interested in giving it a try if you have room left. Im a big twitter user and am constantly trying out different clients to find the one that hits every mark.
     
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    Thanks for the reply guys, please PM me with your email address so I can send you a Test Flight invitation :)
     
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    So far it's nice. I love the fact that it's fast and fluid (Teh Snappy) so I'm happy. But I'm wondering what the "Explore" area is for.

    Also, it could probably use a whole new icon, unless this one is just for the beta. :)
     
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    I'd love to help! Looks beautiful. Send me a PM!
     
  13. skafia thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I'm working on making it parse a little bit faster, but thanks. Yes, as you can see I'm not a designer (the icon) :p.

    The Explore area is supposed to be a way find new friends on Twitter. It displays the 20 most recent tweets from the public timeline.

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    Okay, for anyone that wants to sign up, you can do it here:

    http://bit.ly/yeXAdE
     
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    #15
    Okay, I see.

    Just a few things so far:

    It's fast and fluid.
    Has pull to refresh.
    Reply and reply all.
    Retweet with options.
    Favorites.
    Unread badges.


    Also possible to add:
    Larger fonts
    Clickable links inside tweets
    Themes (maybe a dark theme?)
    In the manage lists area, the screen will not properly scroll to reveal the lists at the bottom. It keeps popping up and you can't get to the bottom lists.
    Also add an option to auto refresh.

    Some of these might be in the settings section coming soon I think.

    Other than that so far I like it. I wish I could make one myself. :)
     
  15. skafia, Feb 4, 2012
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    Great suggestions, thanks!
     
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    It seems that larger fonts and themes are some of the most requested things in a Twitter client. At least a light and a dark theme, but still. :)

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    Yes, clicking links and user names inside the tweet, instead of clicking on the tweet to go another screen. If you look at Tweetings and Twitterrific, they do this. It's a nice feature, but I'm not sure if you would be able to implement it.
     
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    Yes, themes will be included, at the least a dark/light theme.

    Ah, I kind of modeled this App after Tweetie/Twitter for iPhone and I chose at an early route to keep the main feed view clean and clutter free like those apps. And if there is raising interest, I will include it in a future update. Its sorta a PITA at this point. Thanks though.
     
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    Yeah I know it's a PITA. You're doing good. At least you KNOW how to do this. I haven't a clue! I'd love to learn how to make an app. But the main point of your app though is that it's fast and fluid and doesn't stick when you scroll through the timeline. That's a major bonus right there.
     
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    Thanks! :) I'm still learning the techniques of parsing data efficiently. If you ever need help with anything, let me know.

     
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    Great turn out, ton of signups. Thanks MacRumors.
     

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