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Showing posts from August, 2006

Mining iTunes with Ruby (or Ruby Rocks!)

With the house empty this weekend I've had the opportunity to work on a project
I've been meaning to get to for a while.  With  less than 45 lines of Ruby I was able
to dump metadata from all 4000+ tracks in my iTunes library into a SQLite database.

Now I can run queries to see which tracks need artwork or a composer.
Over Macho Grande?  I'll never be over Macho Grande.
One of many memorable lines from the classic movie "Airplane!"

An interesting piece of trivia -- "Airplane!" is a remake
of the 1957 movie "Zero Hour!".  I have yet to find anyone
selling it on DVD but you can read about "Zero Hour!" at