PodQast

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The new podQast player in the Forbidden Fruits variant: All that cannot be done with harbour possibilities and bleeding edge stuff - probably not working...
Other stuff than in harbour:

  • MPRIS support
  • Bluetooth keys (may not work...)
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Application versions: 
AttachmentSizeDate
File harbour-podqast-1.7-0ff.noarch.rpm434.16 KB24/11/2018 - 16:15
File harbour-podqast-1.8-0ff.noarch.rpm435.75 KB04/12/2018 - 23:46
File harbour-podqast-1.9-0ff.noarch.rpm436.23 KB08/12/2018 - 17:53
File harbour-podqast-1.11-0ff.noarch.rpm606.76 KB28/12/2018 - 00:38
File harbour-podqast-1.12-0ff.noarch.rpm607.96 KB29/12/2018 - 15:09
File harbour-podqast-2.0-0ff.noarch.rpm1.34 MB20/01/2019 - 00:57
File harbour-podqast-2.1-1ff.noarch.rpm1.34 MB24/01/2019 - 21:09
File harbour-podqast-2.2-0ff.noarch.rpm1.34 MB03/02/2019 - 21:48
File harbour-podqast-2.3-0ff.noarch.rpm1.34 MB23/02/2019 - 22:45
File harbour-podqast-2.4-0ff.noarch.rpm1.26 MB20/07/2019 - 18:31
File harbour-podqast-2.5-0ff.noarch.rpm1.21 MB22/07/2019 - 15:43
File harbour-podqast-2.6-0ff.noarch.rpm1.21 MB15/08/2019 - 13:13
Changelog: 

Version 2.6-0ff
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- French translations, thanks to Luis Turpinat

Version 2.5-0ff
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- Merge !25 - Use regex replace for podtrack circumvention

Version 2.4-0ff
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- SFOS 3.1.0 icon fixing
- some pyhon tuning

Version 2.3-0ff
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- Discover by URL with better edit handling
- More descriptive "Auto post limit reached"

Version 2.2-0ff
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- usage tuning (same icon for archiving like history, set sleep timer more visible)
- changes in internal data structure
- bug fixes
Version 2.1-1ff
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- Sleep timer: Never sleep your playlist empty again!
- Global sleep time in preferences
- Start/Stop sleep timer in player drop down
- Long pressing sleep timer icon resets to default time
- Possibility to direct archive posts in posts list

Version 2.0-0ff
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- Side loading - put files into Music/podqast/external (needs opt-in in preferences)
- better handling in moving items in playlist
- many bug fixes

Version 1.12-0ff
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- preferences: keep favorites downloaded
- preferences: allow to change the refresh time
- favorites symlinks in ~/podqast/favorites when downloaded

Version 1.11-0ff
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- minor bugfix in library list elements

Version 1.10-0ff
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- general bug fixes
- tuned library page (full scrolling)
- fix hanging podcasts refresh - if a podcast refresh fails

Version 1.9-0ff
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- rudimentary bluetooth support (not all devices working)
- first help pages

Version 1.8-0ff
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- work around for not well formed enclosures
- work around for bozo=1 invalid character set
- opml export

Version 1.7-0ff
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- Fixing tumblr tweets (thanks to @flesser)
- File picker for OPML import
- Preferences: flag to enable experimental features
- Experimental: Backup - no restore by now (see tmo podqast thread...)

Version 1.6-0ff
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- Indexing for inbox
- cosmetics

All changes:

https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast/commits/ff (forbidden fruits)

https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast/commits/master (harbour)

Comments

mase's picture

Bluetooth buttons are working after I started the mpris proxy.

cy8aer's picture

@mase: You are still on XperiaX, aren't you? I did not expect that the mpris-proxy is switched off on some devices... How did you start it (I do not see any systemd service or an binary with a name like mpris)?

mase's picture

Yes, I am still on the XperiaX. I added a systemd service like described here: https://together.jolla.com/question/174156/bug-bluetooth-media-control-w...

cy8aer's picture

Ok, I got it running (additional https://together.jolla.com/question/174156/bug-bluetooth-media-control-w... how to get it installed). Need to test it now...
[update: oups just another point of the same document]

Thank you.

hakkl's picture

Hi,
first of all a great podcast-client with many features, e.g. chapter marks... Thanks for that. Unfortunately, I find the handling partly very unintuitive, or impractical. For example, you could display text next to the icons. That the folder characters "archive this" means took me a moment. Or the sleep timer (super feature), but does the colored one, or the white indicate that the timer is active?

Maybe I can support you in the development?

Greets and thank you for this nice app.

cy8aer's picture

hm I tuned a bit (as always: next release):

  • the whole sleep timer slider will be highlighted when enabled and the text is expaned to "running..."
  • small status icon on play dock
  • I switched the archive icon to the history icon which is used to enter the history page from library

Feel free for support on https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast.

cy8aer's picture

When looking at the episode list (https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast/wikis/help-podlist), first post, there is the description *2h5m* - nach einer blah blah... You can also see it in the playlist (https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast/wikis/help-playlist) CR252 blahblah - next line 1h58.

You can put an episode to the archive (long press the episode, then the folder icon) in Inbox. Then you can see your before listened episodes in Library->History. 

I can put the folder icon in the episode list context menues too so that you are able to put the episodes into History from the episode list, even if you are  not subscribed to the podcast (search the podcast, click image in the subscription page and then select->folder in every post you like).

mase's picture

Can you make already played episodes markable, maybe by greying out?

I miss some housekeeping features. When importing my opml, every episode

is fresh. Do you plan such features?

 

cy8aer's picture

Already played episodes have the state "listened" otherwise it has "10m remaining/playing" for not full played and "8m" for not played episodes.

OPML just gives information about a podcast url not about it's posts. I am thinking about connecting the podqast to a gpodder user setup. With this you will have a state to every post including the time it is already played. But this is mid term, please stay tuned.

mase's picture

I know about opml. After  importing it, I'd like to (mass) mark played episodes.

I cannot see the episode state in the list with the first look. Or did I miss something?

Is it possible to put older unplayed episodes manually into the inbox?

Gpodder.net wasn't very reliable in my last tests. I often ended in duplicate or more entries. I also tested wth Gpodder on the desktop. Maybe it is better now.

cy8aer's picture

Oups sorry. But with this functuonality I do not have any clue how it works. But I keep in mind!

marxistavegana's picture

One feature i am curious about is using the button on wired headphones to pause is that one that is possible? Fyi absolutely love the app! Thanks for addressing features and functions.

cy8aer's picture

This is already implemented but works only on selected phones (with old bluetooth stack aka Jolla1). Unfortunately Jolla does not support this feature by now. Let's see if there will be real support for it in future

marxistavegana's picture

Just to clarify I am not referring to BT headphones, but a wired set. Currently on the Sailfish X it does work with the multimedia player, but not with podqast.

cy8aer's picture

Except all multimedia apps like Talefish, gpodder (wish)...

mase's picture

I mean, no other person is usng it. I don't read many issues about that. It seems, that there are no bt headsets, speakers or car stereos out there, or it is less important.

mase's picture

Too bad. No bt control possible on my Xperia X. Pause when disconnecting bt is the only thing, that works.

cy8aer's picture

That is the same with the JollaC. I guess you do not have bt functionality with talefish too (it uses the same functionality - no: podqast uses the same funcitonality like talefish). This is because of a newer bt version. The lib cannot connect to newer bt apis :-(

mase's picture

The only bt controllable player is the built in mediaplayer.

I don't understand Jolla, why they prevent bt controls for 3rd party apps.

It seems, that nobody else is using bt audio and controls.

marxistavegana's picture

Great Work in the 1.11, the fixes greatly improved my experience and really love this!

One question is there a setting on how and when to check updates to the feeds? If not what is the freuquency set at? I noticed from time to time it checks, but was not clear on when and how frequent.

Again great work!

cy8aer's picture

It is a already created parameter which has no configuration element in preferences yet. It is set to 1 hour. The last refresh is also saved. If the last saved parameter > this 1 hour after app restart the refresh is also triggered.

I wrangle on how to use the qml timepicker element. Most apps therefor create a dialog but I already am in the dialog. Better would be to show the time in a label and clicking on it the timepicker is opened (fills up the space between the label and the next element). Again: stand by...

Or: a slider? [Update] Slider is the fastest method to get it run (in the next version)

cy8aer's picture

1.12-0ff does have a slider in preferences

marxistavegana's picture

Seems to be an issue with a number, if not all, auto update all rss feeds for npr.org, at least https://www.npr.org/rss/podcast.php?id=510318 i can manually update them but not with the update all feature in Library

cy8aer's picture

Several problems: https - creates on the sailfish libraries an ssl.CertificateError. http works.

But the parsing of the icon does not work (?-parameter in url) - fixed in the next version.

Nevertheless: What happens with a clean setup with the next 1.10-xx release then: https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast/wikis/help-goingwrong

marxistavegana's picture

Thanks for the quick reply, I did not see the debugging tools, my bad. Looking forward to the next update!

 

Historyscholar's picture

Dose It have Transifex page?

cy8aer's picture

No but feel free to fork it at https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast and build a ts file for your language.

carlosgonz's picture

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cy8aer's picture

again? Sorry, that is a problem with the openrepos interface. Stand by...

hm this should be shown:

 

Changes:

https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast/commits/ff (forbidden fruits)

https://gitlab.com/cy8aer/podqast/commits/master (harbour)

 

carlosgonz's picture

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