Show DN: & the new NPR audio player(

over 6 years ago from Josh Osborne, Product Designer @ NPR

  • Elliott ReganElliott Regan, over 6 years ago (edited over 6 years ago )

    I love this!

    • You gave me my local radio station without requiring me to log in.
    • I can browse radio programs while I read the news.
    • I like how your handle ads, too. Big version during the audio ad, small version afterwards.
    • I get it now, but it was a little confusing on the first run...”does clicking this open a new page, or play audio?” “Oh, it opens a side panel.”
    • You should add support for desktop notifications! Alert me of the show title when the next program starts.
    • I was about to be mad when searching stopped the audio. Really glad you threw in the “resume” features when the page needs to reload.
    • Any integration with NPR One would be cool. “Send to NPR One App” button or Handoff support.

    Keep up the amazing work!

    2 points
    • Josh OsborneJosh Osborne, over 6 years ago

      Thank you for the kind words, Elliott!

      I'll talk to the team about desktop notifications! We haven't thought of that yet, but that would be super helpful when listening to the player in a background tab. We're working on NPR One integration! Keep an eye out for that in the next couple of weeks.

      2 points