I have just promoted SharePy 1.0~alpha3 to the Extras repository (don’t scare you this version name because it should be stable enough).
This new stable version has the following new features from the 0.2 version that was until today in Extras:
- Flickr support.
- Picasa support.
- Youtube support.
- Blip.tv support.
- SlideShare support.
- Option to add an entire folder.
Now the application is coded in such a way that it’s easier to add new services, as if it was supporting plugins, still I need to improve this code to make this much easier to other developers who want to add other services easily.
Also I have dropped the support of the Share on Ovi service because from the change in the method of authentication in share.ovi.com it wasn’t working and I haven’t been able to get it working again. Sorry.
There some services that will be supported in the future like Facebook, Vimeo, Metacafe, etc.
If you would like some other service , don’t hesitate in ask it.
Also I have uploaded some python modules to the repositories like python-slideshare and python-facebook. With this names you will imagine that are doing them.
In another related topic, the last Monday I was coding a small application to show quotes from the markets. It gets data from Yahoo Finance.
The application is simple as hell, you can see some screenshots here:
To finish the post, just to say, last week I was in a talk that Frade gave about Maemo in the Asturlinux X Anniversary. Also, I did a free software course in the University of Oviedo, where jsmanrique spoke about portable devices with a part about Maemo too. Very Interesting talks.
I am very glad that one of my applications was put as example in both talks. Thanks!
I have created an application to upload files to the Nokia service Share On Ovi from the Internet Tablet. In the actual version it’s a simple application, you can add files (images, videos and audios), tag it and upload to some of your channels in Share On Ovi.
The important change in the 0.2 version is you can add multiple files at once, and tag it as a batch.
This application have received good feedback for the users of the 0.1 version (thanks to all), so I hope you enjoy it. I have good ideas to add to SharePy in next versions, and will be putting soon a list of them in its web page (almost empty at the moment).
It’s not yet in the Extras repository, it’s in Extras-devel for test purposes, when it has passed the quality test it will go to Extras. If you want to be a beta tester, install it from extras-devel (only if you are an experimented user) and tell me your comments. I will appreciate it. Now, it’s in the extras repository, install from here: http://maemo.org/downloads/product/OS2008/sharepy
The most difficult part writing SharePy was create the python library to handle the Share On Ovi functionalities. In this version it has support to upload files and get your channel list. Hopefully Nokia is releasing some kind of documentation of the API soon, and I can to add more features easily without have that research everything.
To finalize, a note to Maemo WordPy users, the new and very waited 1.0 release is coming sooner than you think, I will write a post with comments about the new features, changes, and specially the new very comfortable to use UI