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BuddyDroid

This is a Buddypress client for Android. If configured properly, it will allow you to post status updates to your Buddypress install. It also has a simple RSS reader for your sitewide activity feed where you can comment on, share and delete feed items.

This app is still in beta - please visit the support thread here:

http://buddypress.org/support/topic/buddydroid-buddypress-for-android/

to discuss.

Instructions

Step 1: (Webmaster) Install the BuddyPress XML-RPC receiver plugin for Wordpress here: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/buddypress-xml-rpc-receiver/ Step 2: (Webmaster) Activate and configure above plugin via wp-admin under Settings->BuddyPress XML-RPC Step 3: (App User) Add your website (root path, e.g. http://www.site.com/), username, and password to the Preferences screen in this app.

Once you have done these steps correctly, you should be able to interact with your BuddyPress activity stream.

Features

  • posts updates to stream
  • view feed of latest updates with nested comments
  • filter feed in various ways
  • delete, comment on, and share posts via long-click on feed
  • view user profiles by clicking on avatars
  • view, delete, mark read/unread, and reply to private messages
  • allows importing plain text / links from other apps
  • option to check for and show Buddypress notifications in notification drawer

Technical Details

Author: Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu <yuttadhammo@gmail.com>

This software is free and open source, under the GPL v3 license, for more info please visit: http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html

Source code for this app is available on GitHub:

https://github.com/yuttadhammo/buddydroid

Changelog

3.1 - show descriptive title - internationalization of filters

2.8 - notification bugfixes

2.7 - added clicks to friend avatar - group creation - better notification handling - bug fixes

2.6 - groups and friends - proper expanded list for filters

2.5 - grouped filters - messaging - bugfixes

2.4 - fixed home icon for compat - moved filters to sidemenu - added friending to user profiles

2.3 - moved user prefs to dedicated login/register screen

2.1 - added user profiles

2.0 - switched to password instead of api key - requires server update! - bug fixes

1.8 - added messages to stream choices

1.7.1 - added content max pref - refined filter bar hiding - date fix and pref choice

1.7 - stream items fill space better - crash fix

1.6 - added EditText text transfer on rotate - fixed text from share - fixed sound in notification - switched avatars to URLImageViewHelper class - disappearing filter pane - better older/smaller device compatibility

Credits

  • Wordpress, Buddypress, Android, et al
  • Koushik Dutta for URLImageViewHelper
  • Jake Wharton for ActionBarSherlock
  • Jeremy Feinstein for SlidingMenu
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