Open Source Android Apps for Developers: PMix

Open Source Android Apps for Developers: PMix (PMix is an mpd client for android)

Apps Description
PMix allows you to control a Music Player Daemon server (http://mpd.wikia.com) with your Android phone. It supports cover art, music browsing and playlist creation.

Music Player Daemon (MPD) is a flexible, powerful, server-side application for playing music. Through plugins and libraries it can play a variety of sound files while being controlled by its network protocol. For more information, read about what mpd is and is not.

Project Home
http://code.google.com/p/pmix/

Project owners
remipouak, stefan.agner

Version
0.4

Downloads
http://code.google.com/p/pmix/downloads/list

Source Code
# Non-members may check out a read-only working copy anonymously over HTTP.
svn checkout http://pmix.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ pmix-read-only

Introduction
PMix is still in early development phase… There are several features we would like to implement.

Features in 0.3
* Update to Android API 1.0 done by sag
* Nicer Artwork (Menu/Buttons on Main Screen) done by sag
* Browse Playlist partly done by bpo, merge done by sag
* Settings with Android API Preferences done by sag
* Release on Android Market (Account opened by sag)
* Stability! partly done by sag/bpo
* Choose MPD-Outputs done by sag

Planned features for 0.4
* Update to Android API 1.1 done by sag
* Centralize connection management done by sag
* Add more than one MPD-Server (WiFi based) done by sag
* Connect only when WLAN is on done by sag
* Option for Random/Repeat mode done by sag
* Wait dialog when browsing artists/albums etc. done by sag

Planned features for 0.5
* Update API to 1.5

Planned features for further releases
* Add Licence notice to source files
* Nicer browsing for Artists/Albums (maybe equal to Android Music Player)
* Type Safety (mainly in JMPDComm) slubman is working on this
* Download Songs to Android (via Context Menu)
* Save and Load Playlists
* Slider for letters as in Contacts
* Consider use tabs instead menus
* WakeOnLan Settings sag is working this
* Menuitem to refresh directory (on MPD) in FSActivity
* CoverFlow (Maybe, with OpenGL)
* Avoid creating new objects all the time (saves many cpu cycles => battery lifetime) sag is working this
* Cover caching (check for legal issues)
* Check for new versions (http://code.google.com/android/devel/sign-publish.html#market) (obsolet with new versions?)
* Reworking centralize connection management sag is working this
* Search function
* Better Layout Management in Main screen (which allows wrapping of Artist/Album/Track)

Posted by Cute Android

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