Podcaster Generator 0.8 is out. I’ve been using and modifying this project. I made some minor changes to the code and here’s a screenshot of the changes I made to the administration menu. You also get a glimpse of the gnome desktop and firefox web browser in action.
Alberto Betella released 0.8 this morning so I’ll start using it. His code is much nicer than mine. Here’s the changes.
The other day I recieved an email from Alberto Betella notifying me about his project. Its a PHP script which allows to upload
mp3 audio files via web form and automatically create podcast rss
w3c-compliant feeds. It’s called Podcast Generator.
I put together a guide called Podcasting for windows Users. I’m going to store my educational documents at something I’ve called the Libre Learning Object Repository.
A general description of a podcast is that it’s a radio show on the
internet and what’s special is how it’s delivered to the user. An Ipod
My main motivation was that podcasting is being used in education quite a bit and I wasn’t satisfied with any of the guides I found online. All the software used in my guide is free/Libre and open source and gives all teachers/users an easy way to use this technology.
Podcasting is a bit like independent radio and anyone can do it. If
you have a special interest, it’s likely that someone is podcasting
about it, it’s just a matter of subscribing to the shows that you want
to listen to, or create your own. If you prefer the mainstream, there’s
also podcasts like the JJJ podcast etc. There’s some interesting formats like multiple hosts recording an
interview with someone on the other side of the world and all kinds of
creative people that feel they have something other people should hear.
There’s also the business podcasts that are a bit like a monthly
newsletter announcing their latest products with their jingles and
Its well worth checking out. I hope you find the guide useful. Take care of yourselves….. and each other. Happy Learning.