I’ve been working on a proxy that makes it possible for 3rd party Reddit apps to connect to Lemmy with minimal code changes. Ideally all that’s needed is to swap out the url for that of the proxy. Naturally it’s open source.

I’ve got it to a point where basic browsing is possible and works with RedReader and libreddit, but I could use some help testing it with more apps and of course implementing more of the API.

To test with an app, you need to modify it to connect to the proxy instead of Reddit, which I’ve done here for libreddit, just for testing. The RedReader dev has already expressed some interest in making the API url configurable for the end user.

If you’re interested, come check out !tafkars@feddit.de :)

  • Recreational Placebos
    1710 months ago

    I’ve used redreader for probably as long as I’ve had a smart phone, would be amazing if it was converted to Lemmy.

    • thisn
      010 months ago

      For starters, of course, that would be great (especially considering that most 3rd party reddit apps will soon no longer be able to access reddit with their api). In general, however, I believe that native support should be the long term goal. I would be very happy if I could continue to use redreader :)