Let's just hope they don't drop dynamic ads for these in between verses. 🙂
Making progress on <podcast:person>. Got the table built and relations set up.
@Castopod Are you going to put tags in your normal test feed first like usual?
@danielbuechele The autocomplete hints list is returning decent results now. If you think it needs to be tweaked let me know:
@drunkplato I tried to deploy the new code but got an error. Going to try again on a clean folder instead of pull origin into the existing one.
Updated the "recent/soundbites" endpoint return to include more data about the source feed/episode as requested by @dellagustin:
@hypercatcher Hey David, did you get the html tags in descriptions bug report yet? I can’t remember.
Soundbite Tag: Soundbites are now being returned in the API responses:
Ok, you can see what the "value" block looks like as returned by the index here:
You can see the various splits listed. The podcast creator puts this information in their feed, and then apps will read that info and know where to send the digital currency as the episode is being played.
I will be adding the XML tag proposal that backs this to the namespace phase 2 today so everyone can see what it looks like.
Ask questions if you have any.
This is beautiful. The GitHub namespace project popped up in a webview on @hypercatcher when the chapter marker hit on today’s episode. This is the future. 🚀
@jamescridland I'm reading:
Since I can see the user agent of the requesting app at call time on our side, what if I just tack this info on to the end of the enclosure url for the API results coming from us.
See attached. This is the Podnews user agent urlencoded as a query string param.
This obviously only helps for those apps pulling episode data from us.
<podcast:transcript> is being returned in the "episodes/by*" calls now.
<podcast:funding> is being returned in the "podcasts/by*" calls now.
@tomrossi7 Hey Tom, I'm seeing some blank funding URL's coming through. Just FYI in case that's a bug.
Intended for all stake holders of podcasting who are interested in improving the eco system