[Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

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[Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 02 Jun 2014, 20:30

Hi everyone,

For my first post in the forum, I wanted to announce my first android app: Tiny Tiny Feed
Of course, it is Tiny Tiny Rss related, and it's free. The source are available here
Please, tell me what you think about it!

Thanks to all the TTRss Community!

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby Xeno » 04 Jun 2014, 02:17

This doesn't seem to support http authentication, can it?

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 04 Jun 2014, 02:44

Xeno wrote:This doesn't seem to support http authentication, can it?

Thanks for your feedback!

As I never used HTTP auth myself dor TTRss, I didn't implement it. But I will take a look at it and try to support it in the next release.
If you want, you can go to the github page and add an issue. EDIT: I just made it: https://github.com/fistons/TinyTinyFeed/issues/1

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 06 Jun 2014, 01:51

Ok, so I just released a new version of the widget.
In this release:

- Add basic HTTP auth support
- Allow to change the widget width
- Change minimum version of android to 4.0
- Change the default language to english
- Change the widget preview image

As always, tell me what you think about it!

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby Xeno » 07 Jun 2014, 02:43

Looks great, would be nice to mark as read, and shorter & manual refresh.

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 08 Jun 2014, 12:49

Xeno wrote:Looks great, would be nice to mark as read, and shorter & manual refresh.

Thanks!

For the manual refresh, it's already implemented but not really obvious: you can tap on the "Last update: " label, under the articles list to force the refresh. This is temporary as I intent to implements a "pull to refresh" feature.
For the shorter automatic refresh, actually 30 minutes is an android widget limitation. There is some workarounds, like the AlarmManager (or something like that), I'll try to implements that in the next release.
Right now, the refresh only fetch the 'n' last articles from ttrss, it does not force ttrss to update itself, but maybe I will propose an option for that.

About the mark as read, I wonder how to implement it:
  • Swipe right or left the article?
  • Mark as read at the opening of the article?
  • Add a checkbox, a button or something like that on each article?
  • Does en article marked as read can stay in the list? Or maybe just have a different layout style for the read article

What do you think?

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby Xeno » 08 Jun 2014, 13:26

sounds cool, no real need for a shorter refresh for the widget as long as manual works, no need to refresh tt-rss as that's what update is running for :)
Mark as read, personally, I think if opening the article should mark it as read, and then removed from the list....can this be backed to the ttr-rss letting it no know that it was read?
If you cant how about just opening the tt-rss android app from the widget?
(anyone else using the widget? how many installs?)

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 08 Jun 2014, 15:40

Right now, I have 12 downloads and you are the only feed back I get :D

I think I'll try something like mark as read when you open it and remove it from the list. And maybe the "swipe" thing too, as it is seems to be a "fashion feature"

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 15 Jun 2014, 20:53

New Version:
  • Now there is two different layout for read and unread articles (Unread ones have a little [ * ] before the name)
  • Opening an article make it "as read" in TinyTinyRss and refresh the list

Nothing fancy this release, I don't really had the time to work on it this week. I will keep working on it until I have something worthing it!

Thanks for your feedbacks!

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 15 Aug 2014, 18:21

Hi everybody!

Back from the dead!

Version 1.3 is out!

Here is the change log:

- Add an option to retrieve only unread feeds
- You can now subscribe to rss feed by sharing links to the Tiny Tiny Feed (still in beta)
- New Setup Screen

I will try to improve the subscribe activity in the next release.

Thanks for yours feedbacks!

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 22 Sep 2014, 03:26

I just release a new version.

Here is the menu:
  • Check the availability of the API in the Setup Activity
  • Lock screen widget
  • Various bug fixes and optimizations

Thanks for your feedbacks!

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 03 Oct 2014, 00:13

Hey!

New version!

With just this:
Add a black transparent background so the font is more visible now

Waiting for feedbacks ;)

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 20 Oct 2014, 02:23

Hi there!

New version!

Now you can connect to your TTRss server using https!

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby rutgerw » 20 Oct 2014, 23:09

I tried it but no luck. The feed list is empty.

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Re: [Android] Tiny Tiny Feed - a home screen Widget

Postby fistons » 21 Oct 2014, 00:32

Did you have any problems with the setup?


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