Introducing Mediummy

A Medium app on Windows, powered by Cortana & Cloud Syncing!

I really love Medium. In my opinion, it’s the best blogging/storytelling service out there. Medium simply reinvented the “non-microblogging” services again.

Also, I love my Windows Phone. The Live Tiles, Office & Cortana are making me productive every day! ☺

That’s why I started this side-project, “Mediummy”, a Windows Phone & Windows app that acts as a client for Medium.

Prioritizing Features

Before starting the development of Mediummy, I carefully thought about what features to include and what features to exclude -at least in the early stages-. Trello helped me prioritize features. My goal was to complement Medium with the productivity features of Windows & add Medium as an app for Windows users as well -which I’m one of them-.

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Mediummy Trello Board which includes the prioritized feature list. [Dec. 27th, 2014]

1. Search. Favorite. Share.

  • Search: for stories, publications & profiles.
  • Favorite: stories, publications & profiles and sync them between your Windows devices.
  • Share: stories, publications or profiles to facebook, OneNote, NFC, email… etc
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Mediummy has 3 core features: Search. Favorite. Share.

2. Cortana

Mediummy is deeply integrated with Cortana. You can say: “Medium, Find the magic of single button apps story” and Cortana will open Mediummy, searching for “the magic of single button apps” story, without touching the phone at all!

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Mediummy is deeply integrated with Cortana on Windows.

3. Syncing

Sync your current page and favorites between your Windows devices so you can continue where you left off. Mediummy is a universal Windows app that works across Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 devices.

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4. Offline Reading [Beta]

I released the app on both Windows Stores quietly and waited for some user feedback before moving to the next iteration.

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First review: 3 stars, a bug & a very good feature suggestion.

The first user to write a review: gave 3 stars, reported a bug -which is fixed now- & suggested a very good feature for the next iteration which is: “Offline Reading Mode for stories in favorites. That’s why, I changed my plans and put this feature on the top of my Trello “To Do” list.

Currently, I implemented & released it -in a beta mode- and will continue to improve it along with adding more features. Stay tuned! ☺

Download: (Currently unavailable)

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As seen in WMPowerUser.com

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I’d really appreciate your feedback & feature requests here or on: “Mediummy (at) outlook (dot) com”. Thank you! ☺

Privacy Policy/Notes:

  • Mediummy is an unofficial Medium client app.
  • Content presented in Mediummy is already on Medium.com so Mediummy is not the owner of content on Medium.com.
  • Part of Mediummy is using Medium.com mobile website view and the login functionality is provided by Medium.com mobile website not by Mediummy.
  • Mediummy is an individual side-project by me and is not related to my employer by any means.
  • Medium.com Privacy Policy.

Senior Research Software Engineer Lead at Microsoft | Co-founder of Videolator, ImagineCup WW-Winner | Building great products is my true passion!

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