App.net Podcast Episode 14

On episode 14 of the App.net Podcast @dalton reviews our real-time update service Broadcast, our crowdfunding-for-features tool Backer, and the projects built at the latest App.net Hackathon.

Thanks to @peteburtis, @myfreeweb, @cdevroe, @conlan, @nahumck, and @phoneboy for submitting questions.

 

 

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App.net Podcast Episode 13

This week on the App.net Podcast @dalton catches you up on what’s been happening with ADN since Episode 12.

He discusses the latest work on Passport for iOS and Android, PourOver, the app ecosystem, the launch of Favd, improvements to our out-of-the-box experience, and more.

  • 0:45      Passport for iOS and Android
  • 7:00      PourOver
  • 9:35      The app ecosystem
  • 11:40    Favd
  • 15:15    Improvements to out-of-the-box user experience
  • 22:00    New API coming (stay tuned)

We didn’t get to user questions this time, but we promise we will on the next one.

 

 

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App.net Podcast Episode 12

This week on the App.net Podcast @dalton catches you up on what’s been happening with ADN since Episode 11.

He starts off by sharing some of his insight on the progression of App.net as marked by the three Hackathons we’ve hosted. He then goes on to talk about the improvements to upcoming new version of Passport, the new web signup flow, Passport for Android and he spends a good amount of time talking about why we built PourOver. As usual, the podcast ends with user questions.  Enjoy!

 

  • 0:20      The progression of ADN for developers
  • 5:42      New version of App.net Passport coming soon
  • 8:22      Out of the box experience: reducing friction
  • 12:00    Improvements to invititations 
  • 15:30     Improved login/signup for web developers
  • 22:30    App.net Passport for Android coming soon
  • 23:05     Explanation of ‘PourOver‘, the new RSS syndication tool for ADN
  • 29:40    Help App.net bring in your favorite content publishers
  • 33:20     New features that will come with growth to the ADN community
  • 36:30     User Questions

 

 

Big thanks to @simon_w, @ryantharp, @swilliams, @schoeni, @mrbeefy, @chartier@flashblu, @karlos, @ralf, @joeo10, @mpacer, @myfreeweb and @romankominek for submitting questions.

 

 

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App.net Podcast Episode 11

This week on the App.net Podcast @berg again joins @dalton to talk about all things App.net.  They talk more about the App.net “out-of-box-experience“, the ‘Find People‘ algorithm, the future of ADN invites, upcoming improvements to the Passport iOS app, the API roadmap and as per usual the podcast ends with user questions.  Enjoy!

 

  • 0:20    App.net Hackathon: June 8th in S.F.
  • 1:00     ADN Meetup: June 12th in S.F
  • 1:25     Out-of-the-box user experience
  • 6:40     How the ‘Find People’ algorithm works
  • 10:05    Future of the invitation system
  • 12:20    Finding people on ADN - Integrating phone# / SMS verification
  • 17:35    Upcoming improvements to App.net Passport
  • 26:29   @berg talks about the API roadmap- User streams, segmented authentication, stream faceting & the billing API
  • 34:05   Games – we want to see more!
  • 34:45    User Questions

 

Thanks to @nhk@shawndrape@flashblu@zero, @ericd, @jws, @isaacaggrey, @phoneboy, @blakehill, @avatarx, @walruscp for submitting user questions.

 

 

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App.net Podcast Episode 10

Note: We apologize for the decreased audio quality of this podcast.  The technical difficulties will be solved in Episode 11. 

This week on the App.net Podcast @berg again joins @dalton to talk about all things App.net.  They cover topics such as this week’s release of domain verification, the state of the ADN app ecosystem, user streams and ADN branding.  The podcast closes with questions from users.

 

  • 0:20    Domain Verification release
  • 1:20     What does “verified” mean on ADN?
  • 6:05     Why we used “rel=me”
  • 10:00   Follow buttons - customizable: https://github.com/appdotnet/piha
  • 15:15     State of the app ecosystem - Microblogging
  • 20:15    State of the app ecosystem - Media sharing
  • 22:50    State of the app ecosystem - Social gaming
  • 30:45    User Streams
  • 33:25    App.net’s growth
  • 35:20    Site-wide branding – App.net vs. Alpha vs. iOS directory app “Passport”
  • 41:40    ADN Hackathon reminder / WWDC meetup  
  • 43:20    User Questions

 

Thanks to @ca, @chartier, @kosso, @jmergy, @davidangel, @clonezone, @mrbeefy, @cocoasamurai, @nhk, @shawndrape, @simon_w, @blumenkraft, @flashblu, @spacekatgal, @jefflemond, @zero, @bryanjclark, @jamesduffell, @jssrea, @nsonic, @timpritlove and @pedroh96 for submitting user questions

 

 

Apps mentioned in this week’s podcast:

 

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App.net Podcast Episode 9

This week on the App.net Podcast @berg joins @dalton to talk about all things App.net.  They cover topics like verified accounts, new apps, state of ADN’s growth, and the future vision for the service.  The podcast closes with questions from users.

  • 0:40     Verified accounts
  • 3:20     Two-factor authentication/App-specific passwords
  • 4:45     New ADN apps / in depth discussion on the file API from @berg
  • 14:10   State of growth – invites, outward growth from power users
  • 18:00   SMS verification for free/open sign up
  • 22:50   Future vision / philosophy
  • 29:20   The killer app – what’s going to drive massive traffic / Patter for iOS
  • 35:20   User questions -

 

Thanks to @chrisbirdsall, @myfreeweb, @cgiffard, @simon_w, @stevestreza, @nio, @button, @produtividades, @bryanjclark, @shawndrape& @avatarx for submitting user questions

 

 

New noteworthy apps on ADN:

 

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App.net Podcast Episode 8

This week on the App.net Podcast @dalton talked about, well, podcasts.  He also catches you all up on what’s been happening at App.net since our last podcast: the free tier, moderation controls, account security, Google Reader and the upcoming App.net roadmap.

  • 0:20     State of the App.net Podcast – Dalton’s been doing other podcasts (see links below)
  • 3:20     What’s been happening at App.net – free tier
  • 5:50     Solving the chicken and egg problem – Out-of-the-box experience
  • 9:45     Verified accounts
  • 15:25   Moderation controls – Report, muting bugs, blocking
  • 16:35   Two-factor authentication and Application-specific passwords 
  • 20:05   New apps for ADN - see links below
  • 25:05   Free app ideas – Dalton’s suggestions for what should/could be built for ADN
  • 30:35   Google ReaderHow App.net could be helpful to the next big RSS readers.
  • 33:50   App.net roadmap – an iOS app to manage your App.net account
  • 40:00   Recap – Develop.  Release.  Learn.  Repeat

 

 

Links to the podcasts that Dalton has been a guest on in recent weeks:

  1. New Disrupters
  2. CMD+SPACE
  3. Big Web Show
  4. Sytematic

New noteworthy apps on ADN:

We had a lot to cover this week so there were no user questions.  We’ll get to them in the next episode.

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App.net Podcast Episode 7

This week @dalton is joined by @berg to discuss the new File API, its significance, potential use cases, and the promise of an unbundled service. As always, listener questions are answered at the end.

  • 0:30 File API Announcement
  • 2:40 The promise of an unbundled service
  • 7:00 Member storage allotment of 10 GB
  • 8:30 “Glue” use case
  • 11:30 Omega file uploading coming
  • 12:25 Press around the files API
  • 14:10 Who owns your social graph?
  • 19:40 What is Patter? (The developer Patter room is here.)
  • 23:35 Questions

Thanks to @duerig, @po, @mlv, @phoneboy, @the_reigns, @yetzt for the questions.

 

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Also, the Vonage commercial @berg references: