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Illudium cfc generator updated

It's been a while since the Illudium template-based file generator had a new release, and certainly for what I was using it for it was fairly complete.


FacadeStarter updated

I've updated the ColdSpring FacadeStarter so it plays better with Brian Kotek's ColdSpring Bean Utilities.

This means it will now correctly auto-create Remote Proxies, even if they use the MetaDataAware version from Brian's project.


Northern User Experience [nuxuk]

Agile User Experience

After talking about how Agile is a state of mind, not a methodology, it was shown that the problem is making time to do a proper job of the user experience, in a rapid Agile world with shorten time scales compared to the discredited waterfall type model.
Because agile encourages teamwork and cross discipline working, this close working benefits everyone.


Merging two different Amarok 2 collections

I don't think it's that uncommon to have two different installs of the excellent media player Amarok (for instance one at work and one at home) which share a media collection (over Dropbox or manually with rsync, for instance).
The problem is there is no way to synchronise the scores and ratings between these two computers, so I've had to build one.
I figured it might be useful, so here are the details of the steps to take, and a small Perl utility need to help out.



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