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Its been a LONG time since i posted anything about Rival Messenger. I got burnt out on protocol level issues which were “hard” to track down. Tonight in a quick re-review of the state of things I found the culprit of my headaches… And it SHOULD bring

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0 Comments 22 July 2014
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So. Sitting on the “can”, and I just came up with a cool game idea!

2 scouts, each with a small NeoPixel strip, and a gyro inside a small box. Each scout is basically an egg timer, you flip it upside down and the NeoPixel strip represents a

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0 Comments 01 July 2014
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Rival Messenger - Update on embedded media previews!

After a lot of fine tuning and implementation of an Open Graph parser URL meta data for URLs linked in a chat is looking pretty damn nice!

There are 3 modes, try to resolve any/all metadata, only resolve metadata for sites

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0 Comments 20 June 2014
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Rival Messenger now has oembed support!  Working on making cloudapp and droplr work nicely too. 

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0 Comments 19 June 2014
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Rival Messenger - Avatar/Thumbnail selection now working! No longer are you required to meticulously craft your local vCard to correctly populate your Rival profile! You can now just click on the thumbnail under Profile within Preferences, and choose your thumbnail via the picker!

Updates propagate in realtime to your

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0 Comments 13 June 2014
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Rival Messenger - Working group modification and slightly nicer window headers for chat and view+add friend.

Im going to be focusing on the app layer for a while while Temas gets back in the lib groove. I should be able to knock out the chat history viewer at some

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0 Comments 11 June 2014
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Ok, so this is really odd.. The circle of people that actually have a copy of Rival Messenger right now is VERY small, the circle of people that have participated in any discussion about Rival Messenger is pretty small too (aside from what I have exposed via blog posts/tweets

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0 Comments 09 June 2014
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My Nexus 7 rc transmitter mount! I got a fantastic deal on a refurbished 2nd gen Nexus 7 on eBay. It’s main purpose will be running droidplanner for my multirotors! I just finished rebuilding my QAV500 with a 3DR Pixhawk, can’t wait to take it out for its

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0 Comments 06 June 2014
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Rival Messenger - It has been slow progress as usual, but I have some remarkable changes in! 

  • I have more friends!! yay (only 2 of them fake!!)

  • Chat looks less ugly, and it has “typing” state for participants

  • I have implemented an NSURLProtocol THTP handler. This allows for

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0 Comments 30 May 2014
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Rival Messenger - Look at it in its HiDPI (Retina) glory! The effort Peter and I put in to the assets paid off, it looks fantastic!

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0 Comments 15 May 2014