Music app 14.04 development

Registered by Victor Thompson on 2013-11-02

Feature development and design decisions to be introduced in the development cycle leading to Trusty 14.04

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
None
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Victor Thompson
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Music App Developers
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Victor Thompson on 2014-10-07
Completed by
Victor Thompson on 2014-10-07

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Whiteboard

https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/7acpic2ir0rdanj2t33hq2cp34?authuser=0&hl=en

Items for discusssion:
1. Convergence
 - see also http://summit.ubuntu.com/uds-1311/meeting/22075/appdev-1311-apps-convergence/ / http://pad.ubuntu.com/uds-1311-appdev-1311-apps-convergence
2. New mediascanner API
    Will need testing updates
3. System menu controls or sound menu
4. New media service (investigate, jdstrand will ping us)
5. Finish items from initial cycle [1] and more AP tests.
6. U1 streaming (lower priority, will require design work)
7. Dash controls
8. Should we maintain two branches, a maintenance branch and development branch maintain just the dev branch
9. Scrobble support (lower priority)

[1] https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu-phone-commons/+spec/initial-music-development

Initial work items:

[popey] - Speak to bueno about having multiple copies of app in the store with different SDK support (e.g. 13.10/14.40)
[dpm] - Investigate sound indicator - possibility for qml bindings to control music from sound menu
[andrew-hayzen] - investigate using layouts for convergence
[vthompson] Artist sheet and recent sheet
[vthompson] Schedule regular hangout on air with music app team

(?)

Work Items

Dependency tree

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