Replace QJson with Qt's own JSON handling in Qt5

29 May 2014

tl;dr: A simple wrapper to use QJson for Qt4 and the built-in JSON parser for Qt5 so that QJson is not required if built with Qt5: qjson-qt5json-wrapper (MIT-licensed, no #ifdef in your code).

Using Tomahawk resolvers in node.js

28 January 2014

tl;dr: I wrote a node.js module so that you can use packaged Tomahawk AXE archives in your node.js application for querying music services with a unified interface, see node-tomahawkjs

Use Media Keys to control Tomahawk in Awesome WM

29 January 2013

Nowadays for controling a mediaplayer the MPRIS specification exists, sadly this interface seems unsupported by awesome. One solution would be to add some lines to the configuration of xbindkeys and to start it in the background. But as awesome already can handle global keybindings adding these lines to your .config/awesome/rc.lua will transmit the actions of the media keys to Tomahawk (they will work with every MPRIS2-compatible media, you just need to replace “tomahawk” with the matching name).

tomahawk-0.6.0beta1 added to Gentoo Overlay

10 January 2013

Yesterday was the release of the first beta for Tomahawk 0.6.0. Tomahawk is a music player which decouples the name of the song from the source it is streamed from. Using the Playdar API it resolves the location from where to stream using all of your available sources.

Songride Beta available for testing

07 January 2013

About 3 years ago I made a little mashup using Ruby, Google Charts API and the Last.fm API and a bit of magic that listed you from where your favorite artist were coming from. As an example this was the chart output for my favorite artists:

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