Category Archives: Spotify

Spotify Genres

I created a little genres table recently to categorize the artists I’ve entered into my little database. I created columns for these crude descriptions: rock xian rap alt hardrock electronic metal I can’t believe I didn’t include “classic rock” considering … Continue reading

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Self-Doubt Pays Off

TIL (Theotherday I Learned) That Word “Group” Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means. Here’s my schema so you can follow what I was trying to do. My database gathers data I collect using the Spotify Web API on the popularity … Continue reading

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My First Cron Job(s)

Learning from this great “Automated Tasks” page at Normally, I prefer stuff like this in a well-written tutorial (see below awesomeness from DigitalOcean) but the above is … wow. Tangent Sidebar: You know what’s kind of irritating? How I … Continue reading

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It’s Miller Time

Or something. After much hard work and learning, I have the albums portion of the rockinPHP app working. Behold: and Lots more work still to do. Including getting that data into a database — the table is just a visual … Continue reading

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The Little Coder That Could

I have still been working on Stakeout but I’ve also been trying to get started on the PHP version of myRockinApp. In the many months since I last worked with the Spotify Web API, they started requiring authorization for everything … Continue reading

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Spotify and PHP

Just took a look at the two repos of PHP classes/wrappers for the Spotify Web API. I was very surprised — also simultaneously disappointed and delighted — they were so small and did so little. Perhaps that’s unfair — I … Continue reading

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Day 3: Tuesday

I hate that I missed yesterday … grr … Prince popularity = 58 Change: +15 I hate that I’m not doing this via automated program because … I’m the world’s biggest failure.

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