Google Chromecast thrown open to developers

Google has announced and released the Google Cast Software Development Kit (DDK) for developers who want to build Chromecast support into their apps and websites. “For the rest of us,” reads a statement from Google, “that means even more of our favourite  movies, TV shows and music will become available on Chromecast as developers work with the SDK. Just be on the lookout for the cast button in your favourite apps and websites across Android, iOS and Chrome.”

Google have directed developers in the direction of the Google Developers Blog, “for a deep dive into the nuts and bolts of it all.” A current list of mobile apps that work with Chromecast can be found at

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