Podcastamatic v0.3 released

Get it here. Introduced HTML template feature and several bug fixes. Output now highly customizable.


  • Thanks to Craig Meyer for Mac OSX instructions to install MP3::Info.
  • Fixed XML description tag; now validates at http://feedvalidator.org/ Thanks to Ed at NIMIQ and Victor Cosby for their help in this.
  • added “header” CSS id to HTML output
  • new configuration item to HTML output: AdditionalHTML (optional) allows you to add additional HTML code to the generated HTML file
  • added “generated by” tagline to HTML output, uses CSS “classgeneratedby”
  • Made “No audio files found” error more verbose (thanks to Brian Hefferan)
  • Encodes spaces in URLs correctly (urlencode routine thanks to Brian Hefferan)
  • Tweaked HTML output so it is now valid HTML 4.01 Strict. Validates at http://validator.w3.org/
  • Added “Templates” feature. Added config items “UseTemplateForHTML” and “TemplateFile”. See docs for usage.

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Podcastamatic generates a HTML webpage and a RSS feed for your
podcast/audioblog, based on MP3s tags. Uses Perl. Webpage:
The title, a description, a blurb, and a link to the RSS
feed are at the top of the page, and for each MP3, the
title, comments, a link to the MP3, and running time are
included. RSS feed: XML file that is required to be listed
in most popular podcast directories.

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