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BigBirdy
2008-09-22, 12:59
Are there any plugins or tools to create an RSS feed which will show whats currently playing and/or other stats on a web site? I run a local Joomla site on the same network so would like to add a block/module to show what I am currently playing. Is this possible?

I have this for Jinzora, but would also like to add my SC info

ddewey
2008-09-22, 13:11
Quoting BigBirdy (BigBirdy.3g5n9z1222113601 (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com):

>
> Are there any plugins or tools to create an RSS feed which will show
> whats currently playing and/or other stats on a web site? I run a local
> Joomla site on the same network so would like to add a block/module to
> show what I am currently playing. Is this possible?
>
> I have this for Jinzora, but would also like to add my SC info
>

If you don't mind a third-party service, you can get
'recently-played' feeds (and a lot more) from last.fm.

Cabe
2008-09-22, 13:34
You know, If that RSS feed also contained the album art data....


....and was viewed by http://www.photovu.com/digital-frames/17in-widescreen/pv1765w.php

then I think we may have our "Starbucks Now Playing" screen.

I'm no web dev but from a limited mooch at the API it shouldn't be too hard to cobble something together. Might have a look at this towards the end of the week.

rfreedman
2008-09-22, 20:22
Are there any plugins or tools to create an RSS feed which will show whats currently playing and/or other stats on a web site? I run a local Joomla site on the same network so would like to add a block/module to show what I am currently playing. Is this possible?

I have this for Jinzora, but would also like to add my SC info


It's not RSS, but you can get all the info you want by hitting the server's http xml interface with http://server:port/xml/status.xml

If you need it to be in RSS format, you could write an xsl transform...

Cabe
2008-09-23, 10:42
I found that last night before I went to bed (parallel processing or what), spinning up a delphi app or some PHP to translate it to RSS or static HTML should be a walk in the park.

status_header.xml is a stripped down version without the playlist details.