Lately, I have been trying out pages on the nascent Gemini protocol, a brand new application-level protocol for hypertext paperwork. It falls somewhere between the minimalism of Gopher and the complexity and weight of the World Wide Web.
The Gemini protocol requires utilizing a Gemini client, and there are a number of command-line and GUI functions accessible. I’ve wished to learn Gemini from the consolation and comfort of my iPad, however there is not an app for iOS.
I discovered AV-98, a Python-based command-line shopper created by Gemini’s originator, Solderpunk. I made a decision this is able to work for me, as in a earlier article, I demonstrated how to set up and use iSH to run Linux or develop applications on iOS.
Install AV-98 on iOS
AV-98 solely requires Python three and is a fast, simple set up:
git clone https://tildegit.org/solderpunk/AV-98
Running AV-98 is simple sufficient:
I made a decision to make an alias to make this simple to run anytime, anyplace. I am utilizing fish shell. So I made a perform:
And saved it completely:
Now I can run it anyplace by simply typing
I like to recommend making
gemini://gemini.circumlunar.area/capcom, an aggregator for Atom feeds containing Gemini content material, your homepage. It’s a straightforward and handy method to uncover nice new Gemini exercise.