- Chuansongmen app was sold and there will be no future updates
- Add “Read Later” for posts
- Long press post in the list view and select “Read Later”, you can read the post without the Internet
- Added category cache to avoid crash
- Click account author’s avatar to see author’s information
- Fixed account paging bugs
This app is the iOS version of Chuansongmen, which has over 40,000 UVs per day. I was invited to join the development team of Chuansongmen and was responsible for developing the app. The app is heavily influenced by my previous work StudentDaily and another famous app MONO.
I was responsible for designing the app.
I was responsible for developing the app. The first iteration app has the following functions:
- View latest Posts from various Public Accounts in Wechat platform. The data is coming from the Chuansongmen backend, based on Tornado
- Select different categories by scrolling the category list in the top navbar
- Read a Post. The post page has a large banner in the top and content in the bottom. The post is HTML content requesting from the server and loaded in a
- Share a Post in the Wechat Moments, share a Post to a Wechat friend, or mark a Post as Favorite. This function is very important to attract new users.
- Search for Public Accounts and view the result in a list
- View all Posts from a certain Public Account
- View a certain Public Account’s profile, including Wechat ID and description
The next version is expected to add the user login, register, and subscription functions.
The app can be downloaded from the Apple Store.