Open Source Android Apps for Developers: Nookapp-googlereader (An android nook app for Google Reader)
Cute Android: Open Source Android Apps for Developers: Nookapp-googlereader (An android nook app for Google Reader)
Nookapp-googlereader is an open source Android project which is designed for owners of the Barnes & Noble Nook who have rooted their nook with the help of nookDevs and wish to read google reader on their nook.
The purpose of this app is to allow you to read google reader feeds via the nook. Although the soft-rooted nook already contains a feed viewer, it neither formats the feeds for the nook nor allows you to keep track of what’s been read or will allow you to save entries for viewing later. Google reader allows you to do both of these things. However, google reader does not format properly for the nook either. The iPad version of google reader looks nice, but assumes that the screen is touchable, which for the nook is incorrect.
So, The developer developed this app in order to alleviate the above problems. Hopefully with time, it will alleviate all problems and even add a couple features you didn’t think you could have.
Version 1.0b8 (1.0 Beta has been released.
# Non-members may check out a read-only working copy anonymously over HTTP.
svn checkout http://nookapp-googlereader.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ nookapp-googlereader-read-only
The first version (1.0) of the reader shall have only feed reading capability, along with the ability to mark items read and unread. It shall pull data only from the label “nook” and nothing else.
The middle iterations (1.X) of the the reader shall slowly add features such as: allowing the user to select which feeds to read, adding an article viewer, allowing user/readability scripts, and implementing an alternative interface (or themes)
The second version (2.0) of the reader shall: include an offline mode, implement integration of nookapp-users and implement a headline-view mode.
Barnes & Noble Nook
The Barnes & Noble Nook (styled “nook”) is an electronic-book reader developed by Barnes & Noble, based on the Android platform. The device was announced in the United States on 20 October 2009, and was released 30 November 2009 for US$259. The nook includes Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G wireless connectivity, a six-inch E Ink display, and a separate, smaller color touchscreen that serves as the primary input device. On June 21, 2010 Barnes & Noble reduced the Nook’s price to US$199 and announced the launch of a new Wi-Fi-only model for US$149.
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