March 06, 2015
The main differentiator between ListenCat and existing podcast clients is the experience when using multiple devices. That experience is dependent on a service which can store information between devices, and intelligently manage the content available on all of the user’s devices.
There are several core things a ListenCat user will need to be able to do.
View episodes from
Resume episodes where last left off
All of these capabilities will need to be available on all of a user’s devices. Eventually ListenCat will need to be available on a variety of devices and platforms. I currently want to support (roughly in order of importance).
Windows Universal App
I obviously can’t implement all of these clients at once, and before any can be written the back-end services need to be functional.
The first version of ListenCat:
The next post will be looking at the technology and platform decisions I’ve made so far.
Written by Eric Haskins, maker of things.