This is the first in what will hopefully be a series of article detailing how to find feeds for your Andromo apps.
If you have a YouTube account your YouTube channel can be a great source of content for your Andromo app. Finding your feed can be a bit tricky, as the correct feed URL isn’t that obvious, however once you know the trick it’s pretty simple.
YouTube has a handy Interactive YouTube API Demo Beta that you can use to find and configure your feed links, but for this article we will use the following:
USERNAME is your YouTube username.
For this example we are going to use my YouTube account, so my feed URL is the following:
Adding the Activity
Now let’s add the activity to Android. First go to the Activities tab and add a new RSS/Atom New Feed.
Now let’s configure the new activities settings. We’ll set the “Activity Name” to be:
Mark's YouTube and the “RSS/Atom Feed URL” to be the URL from above.
The YouTube feed does not have thumbnails so we will uncheck the “Show Thumbnail Images (Media RSS)” checkbox.
Finally we’ll use the Andromo mascot (Andy) as the icon and that’s it.
What does it Look Like?
Here are some screenshots of the app running on an Android phone: