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 :)

  • Andrew
    71 year ago

    @derivator wow it would be amazing if Infinity and Apollo could just plug into Lemmy using this proxy. Right now Jerboa is alright, but I’d immediately switch to Infinity.
    #lemmy #Reddit

    • @derivator@feddit.deOP
      61 year ago

      Unfortunately, Apollo is not open source and would require action from the dev, which seems not that likely. Another complication is that they seem to be using their own backend to do some kind of caching, I haven’t really looked into it.