OverviewSixdeo is a great solution for those who need to quickly build a mobile app where people can watch and upload 6-second videos in a community of users who love show their skills and tales
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DescriptionSixdeo is a full-working template (UI + Source Code) where people can post or watch 6-second short videos and share them to the community.
Users are also allowed to report inappropriate content/users, like and comment videos.
The Admin can daily check the database for reported content or users and take action for it, as well as manually edit data in the Parse Dashboard.
The design is clean, code is commented and project folders and files are well organized in the package.
• Check out the Features section below to see what this app does.
• Read the online Documentation to learn how to configure the template’s features and the database (Parse Dashboard).
• Keep an eye to the Change Log on the bottom of this page when an update gets released.
BackendIt’s backend is by Parse Server and it’s hosted on back4app – NO MySQL database involved.
Parse Server is flexible, reliable, open source, based on Node.js and well supported by a large community of developers, and back4app is a great BaaS hosting website where you can configure your database, Push Notifications and other features in just a few clicks.
This template includes an extensive online Documentation file that explains how to configure the app’s features and database.
Extended LicenseAs per Envato Marketplace Terms, the Extended License applies to all applications that charge money to their users. In case your users will not be charged of money through your own version of this app, you can still buy it under a Regular license.
Therefore, you must buy this template under and Extended License if your plans are either one or more of the following:
- Add In-App Purchase or any other Payment Gateway in the source code and publish the app for free on the App/Play Store – NOTE: If you want to publish your own version of this application for FREE only, then you can still buy it under a Regular License.
- Publish this application as a PAID app on the App Store.
- Transfer the live app of your own verison of this app on the App/Play Store to another owner by selling your ownership on flippa.com or similar marketplaces.
FeaturesJava/XML language – Native Android Studio project – Edit the template as you wish with the power of Android Studio and Java code.
Android 5.0 and above, Universal – Run your app on about 80% of Android devices
Backend with Parse Server hosted on back4app – Built on a great and reliable BaaS that offers many features with just a few clicks, it’s super easy to create and set up a database on back4app, as well as edit the Parse Server’s SDK code.
Watch and post Videos – Users are free to upload an unlimited number of videos of a length of 6 seconds (this duration is also customizable in the code by the Admin). People can like and comment the posted works.
Search videos by keywords and Categories – Use the top search field to search for posts by typing your desired search terms, or tap the Categories in the horizontal list.
Report inappropriate Users or Content – People can help the Admin by reporting abusive posts or users, this is a good feature to build a stable and reliable community.
Profile screen with avatar images – The account screen makes you know who’s in the community
Edit profile with Name, Username, Email – Edit your profile and show people your identity, make yourself trustworthy.
Follow your favorite people – In the Users Profile screen you can follow them and them and then see their posts in the Home screen, in the ‘Followed’ category.
Notifications screen – Check out your account’s activity, from likes to comments and followers. If you tap a row you’ll be redirected to the User’s Profile screen.
Push Notifications – With the aid of Parse Push, users will receive notifications for likes, comments, followers and new videos.
AdMob Interstitial ads – Get some revenue from full-screen advertisement banners.
Modern, clean design – The UI has been carefully crafted to offer the best user experience to your clients.
Online Documentation – Read the extensive guide of this template to be able to configure it properly.
PSD icons included in the package – App and buttons icons are stored into a PSD folder, for easy image replacement.
RequirementsThe latest official version of Android Studio – Beta versions of an IDE usually never work 100% properly, and the code of this app has been written using the latest official version of AS (download it here. You must use it and avoid Betas.
An Apple Mac or Windows computer, updated to its latest OS version – It’s always good to keep your computer’s OS up to date, technology keeps growing and I follow its changes, as well as updating my templates every time a new OS gets released.
A Google Play Developer Account – This is needed for you to publish apps on the Play Store. You can still edit and test this template on Android Studio without that account though.
Basic knowledge of Android Studio and Java/XML language – You don’t need to be a skilled or professional developer, anyway it’s recommended to have at least the basic knowledge of what you’re dealing with, in order to be able to customize this template and publish your applications on the Play Store.
A free account on back4app.com – You can create and edit your Parse App and database, get the necessary keys for configurations and test this template for free. It has limitations though, so please check the Pricing table and consider subscribing for a paid plan after your app got published on the App Store.
An active AdMob account – Unless you want to remove ads in this app, you need to sign up for an AdMob account to display them.
A real device to test the app before submitting it to the Play Store – Emulators may fail during tests, they are not reliable as a real device is, so I strongly recommend you to always run this application on a real phone/tablet. This is also suggested by Google’s official Guidelines.
December 30, 2019
- Added the following lines into the 'signUpButt.setOnClickListener()' function in the SignUp.java file, and in the '' function in the Intro.java file:
December 23, 2019
- Updated the 'main.js' file to compile with the latest Parse Server 3.x version | Remember to update the Parse Server version of your app on back4app from the 'Manage Parse Server' section!
December 20, 2019
- First release, Android Studio 5.0 and above - Native Android Studio project, Java/XML language