Traktor-SongNameServer makes song names played by Traktor PCDJ available for many applications like CamTwist, VJ Softwares, Twitter.
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README.md

Traktor-SongNameServer

includes Traktor::SongNameServer, tweet-from-traktor.pl and CamTwist "Traktor Song" plugin

日本語の説明は readme-j.txt を読んで下さい。

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Traktor::SongNameServer

Traktor::SongNameServer is a kind of "fake" icecast server. It receives song names from Traktor and provides them for other applications.

songnameserver.pl is a sample server launcher.

It will work with other PCDJ softwares if they send icecast streaming protocols.

tweet-from-traktor.pl

a script to post song names played by Traktor to twitter. This script works as Traktor::SongNameServer server launcher. And this is a sample program to use callback mechanism of Traktor::SongNameServer.

CamTwist "Traktor Song" plugin

a CamTwist plugin to display song names played by Traktor. This plugin fetches song names from Traktor::SongNameServer by HTTP and XML. You should run it by songnameserver.pl or tweet-from-traktor.pl.

Tutorials

running Traktor::SongNameServer by songnameserver.pl and working it with Traktor.

[preparation]

  1. Ensure that Traktor is configured to write to the icecast server. .

[start playing]

  1. To launch server, execute it in a terminal.
perl songnameserver.pl.
  1. Start broadcasting in Traktor's recorder panel .

  2. Start playing some songs. The song names will be shown on server terminal with 1 song delay. and You can also get song names as XML format by accessing http://localhost:8000/ .

[advanced info]

  • If you want to change server setting, open and edit songnameserver.pl .

using tweet-from-traktor.pl

[preparation]

  1. module Net::Twitter required. install it from CPAN.
  2. Access https://dev.twitter.com/apps and subscribe a new application. and get 4 string tokens from the application.
  • Consumer key
  • Consumer secret
  • Access token
  • Access token secret
  1. Open tweet-from-traktor.pl and write the 4 tokens in these key-values.
  • consumer_key => '',
  • consumer_secret => '',
  • access_token => '',
  • access_token_secret => '',
  1. and change '$postfix' for your DJ show. (Event hashtag, your streaming address,...)

[start playing]

  1. Launch tweet-from-traktor.pl (instead of songnameserver.pl)
perl tweet-from-traktor.pl
  1. start broadcasting in Traktor.
  2. Start playing some songs and check terminal output and your tweets.

CamTwist "Traktor Song" plugin

[preparation]

  1. Install 'Traktor Song.qtz' in 'the directory CamTwist installed/Effects' or '~/Library/Application Support/CamTwist/Effects' .

[start playing]

  1. Launch songnameserver.pl.
  2. Start broadcasting in Traktor.
  3. Start playing some songs and check terminal output.
  4. Launch CamTwist and add 'Traktor Song' effect and change displaying parameters.