I just watched three episodes of TV shows on a roku channel that I helped to write, streaming from a server that I maintain.

This is a good feeling.

It all worked. Even on our slow ass shitty ass internet connection.

Apparently it'll work over chromecast too, but I won't have a chance to test that until tomorrow.

I still don't have playlist support working in the roku channel. I understand what needs to be done, and it shouldn't be *too* hard to implement, but brightscript is kind of tedious to work with, so I don't know if we're going to be able to get that working before ship the first version of the app.

If we can't, I'll have to do some reorganization on the app's home screen to supplement for the fact that our preferred organizational method is unavailable.

@roadriverrail vanity code is newlijtv.

It's still a late alpha, but we'll get a beta release with better organization out within a few days.

@KayFaraday it sucks!

In all seriousness, it's fine. It's just much easier to write something in brightscript than to update it, if that makes sense? It's easy to write, but it is significantly less easy to read or modify.

We're working from an open source channel. Styling and basic modification have been very easy. Adding functionality seems like it should be easy too, but debugging is a nightmare.

I'm trying to extend the thing that displays videos to also display Playlist and so far that has not been fruitful.

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