One of the most requested features for Rigelian is a full screen now playing view on the iPad. After a significant amount of preparation work in the form of code cleanup, creating the actual screen was a breeze. So here’s the teaser picture:
All changes needed for v1.7 are ready. What is remaining is final testing, and then it will be released. The today widget is now also supporting dark mode, and a problem where it sometimes wouldn’t load is also fixed.
Support for the integrated dark-mode on iOS 13 is finished and looking good.
The migration to XCode 11 in combination with iOS 13 leads to various layout problems, the current priority is to get those fixed. Once all screens look good again, the next step is to automatically follow the system-wide dark mode setting.
The implementation of browsing of playlists and adding them to the playqueue is done. Unfortunately the kodi api for this is limited and behaves weird in certain scenarios, as a result playlist editing (adding, (re)moving songs and saving a playlist) through Rigelian will not be possible.
Implementation of play queue functions for Kodi is finished. The following parts are in place now: Player discovery Player control (play, pause, skip, back, volume, seek) Artist browsing Album browsing Genre browsing Folder browsing Search Cover Art