Podcasts is an offline-capable, entirely HTML5/JS audio app. It's chiefly designed for Firefox OS, but support for other platforms and browsers is an eventual design goal. It allows users to subscribe to any podcast and listen to it right from their device! Read the full developer walkthrough
- 4% HTML/EJS
- 6% CSS
Web API Usage
- Used to store settings and basic podcast metadata. Not used for podcast audio files or cover art.
- An asynchronous and fast datastore for maintaining podcast audio and images.
- Allows cross-domain requests on Firefox OS without CORS.
- locales/ (Translation files) - test/ (Marionette integration and UI tests) - www/ (client-side code/styles) - www/index.html (base HTML file) - www/gaia/ (Gaia UI files) - www/js/templates/ (EJS/HTML templates)
Podcasts is a packaged app, so it requires a build step to be installed to Firefox OS. The
Makefile contains a multi-step process that will create a
www-built folder used to install the app on a phone or the Firefox OS Simulator.