Mobile App ???

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by bwalden, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I am curious if there is a BYC mobile app? It sure would be handy when selling eggs or checking messages on the go. When i'm at work I cant check messages until I get home on my PC. I have read a few threads on here other people looking for this also.

    Thanks

    bwalden
     
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  2. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah I need one of those for my phone.
     
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  3. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I know right? I often have 5 or 6 messages when I get home. Mobile app would be perfect for me to respond quicker. In my case I have a classified on here for selling eggs and people often have questions or want to buy. Anyone else know ? I sent this question to Nifty-Chicken and he suggested posting my question in an open forum for others to see. Didn't really get an answer from him though........
     
  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Some good news: We're in the final stretches of testing a mobile version of BYC that our engineers have been working diligently on for many many months. It looks great and should work on the majority of phone operating systems without having to download an app (you'll use it through your browser, but it will feel like an app).

    We hope to have more info about our beta launch of the mobile BYC soon!
     
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  5. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    That's great news! I will be looking forward to it.
     
  6. mzstre

    mzstre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope this is released soon! I have been using Tapatalk on my iphone and I cannot even post from my phone on several threads. Very frustrating!
     
  7. Gargoyle

    Gargoyle Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds good, I look forward to testing it. I like the idea of m.backyardschickens.com instead of a downloaded app.
     
  8. My Hens and Roo

    My Hens and Roo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to see a mobile format for this website. I would be more than happy to download an app as well. I love this site but it is one of the more difficult to use from my iPhone.
    Bring it on!!!:)[SIZE]4[/SIZE]
     
  9. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Ya, having it be a mobile / browser based system makes it more compatible with more platforms vs. having to create apps for each system.

    Just to set expectations, when we roll it out it will be BRAND NEW BETA, so THERE WILL BE BUGS... but I think y'all are going to be very impressed with it.

    We also don't know when it will be ready for testing and deployment, but the engineers are working like mad to get it out!
     
  10. Gargoyle

    Gargoyle Overrun With Chickens

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    My chickens LOVE bugs, they'll tear that beta apart in no time!
     

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