If you have an MIT Athena account, you can start using Zulip for Zephyr in a couple of minutes.
First time setup
Activate your account here: https://zephyr.zulipchat.com/register/
Log in to Zulip here: https://zephyr.zulipchat.com
Follow the on-screen instructions for linking Zulip with Webathena
(Optional) Get the Zulip desktop and/or mobile apps here: https://zephyr.zulipchat.com/apps
If you have any questions, please e-mail us at email@example.com
If you want to automatically transfer your existing Zephyr subscriptions
Get your Zulip API key from the Zulip "Settings" panel and put it in a file in your Athena home directory called
Run the following command to copy over all of your subscriptions:
NOTE: Zulip supports several ways to control what messages you want to read right now, but Zulip does not yet have a direct equivalent to BarnOwl filters. If you have more subscriptions than you generally read, we recommend that you use Zulip's "Mute" option to hide those subscriptions from your home view that you less commonly read. You can still easily access those streams from Zulip when you want to read them. You can control your subscriptions and what's in your home view by clicking the gear in the upper right-hand corner and then selecting "Streams".
If you subscribe to any encrypted Zephyr classes
You can get set up to participate on an encrypted Zephyr class using Zulip by either:
E-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get set up, or
Someone who is already set up to participate on that encrypted Zephyr class using Zulip can use Zulip to invite you