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Reddit Adopts Server-Driven UI for Its New Feed Architecture Across Mobile Apps

September 18, 2023

Via: InfoQ

Reddit reworked its feeds functionality in the iOS mobile app and introduced it to the Android app. In both cases, they used the Server-Driven UI (SDUI) as their communication approach, which allows localized content layout changes without mobile app releases.

In 2022, the company committed to making Reddit easier to use, and since then, several improvements have been made, including better posting experience, searchable comments, and updated moderator tools. This year’s main focus is on new and improved feeds with better user experience. The team has taken on building a new feeds platform from scratch. The move was primarily dictated by the pains of working with previous feeds architecture.

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