[LB 6 Action Request] Rdio

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skeskali
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[LB 6 Action Request] Rdio

Post by skeskali » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:11 am

Launchbar 6 has Spotify compatibility built in, but unfortunately, Spotify isn't available in Canada. Would someone with far greater programming chops than mine take a crack at building an action for Rdio? Ideally it would work exactly like the Alfred workflow http://dferg.us/rdio-workflow-for-alfred-2/, and would allow me to query Rdio from Launchbar, and play next/previous tracks.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: [LB 6 Action Request] Rdio

Post by hlissner » Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:43 am

Ooh! I've been hoping for something like this for a long time (fellow Canadian here)! What are the limitations on free accounts?

Anyhow, looks like they have a solid API. I'll give it a crack over the weekend—if someone doesn't beat me to the punch! :D

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Re: [LB 6 Action Request] Rdio

Post by skeskali » Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:50 pm

I think free accounts can only be streamed via the web, not on mobile devices. I've had a paid account for a long time; it's been absolutely worth it. Thanks for taking a crack at the action!

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Re: [LB 6 Action Request] Rdio

Post by hlissner » Sat Jul 26, 2014 3:39 am

Sorry for the wait, I just got around to it: https://github.com/hlissner/lb6-rdio

I've only done the actions for controlling the Rdio desktop app. The search feature is still in the works. I haven't decided if I'll a) reinvent the wheel and write a one-off OAuth client for LB scripts, or b) use third party libraries and let people worry about installing dependencies (I'm not sure how comfortable LB users are doing that though).

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Re: [LB 6 Action Request] Rdio

Post by skeskali » Sat Jul 26, 2014 6:17 pm

This is a good start - thank you!

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