Mobile widget

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Ssimmons
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Mobile widget

Postby Ssimmons » 16 September 2018, 16:47

I recently started playing, and my first thought was 'There needs to be a mobile app for this.' I was very pleased to find that the games I was playing worked very well in a mobile browser, and so there probably isn't need for a full mobile app. However, it would be nice to have a simple app that would allow me to put a widget on one of my home screens so that I can see what games it's my turn in without having to load up the game in a browser, and without having to clog up my inbox with notification emails. Thanks!

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Jest Phulin
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Re: Mobile widget

Postby Jest Phulin » 17 September 2018, 22:28

Whenever this has been suggested before, the response has been that the administrators would rather spend their time working on new games than mobile functionality, as it is completely browser-based right now.

Or are you volunteering to write the app yourself?

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CB Droege
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Re: Mobile widget

Postby CB Droege » 18 September 2018, 14:27

Actually, a widget that just tells you if you have turns to play, and maybe links you to the website would be neat, and wouldn't require much bandwidth. Someone with a modicum of coding experience and access to the site API could whip that up in an afternoon. I would put it on my mobile desktop.

Even better would be a Windows task-bar widget. Something to sit down in the corner of the screen in my PC, and just pop up when I have a turn to take. That would be nicer than getting an e-mail for them. Or even just use some HTML 5 popups. Sheesh, now that I'm thinking about it, I would really like this.


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