a music player designed for agile software development teams
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Welcome to jukebox.rb, the first music player designed specifically for agile software development teams! With jukebox.rb, you can... - pool your team's music, so everyone's music gets play time - view and modify the playlist via a simple web front end - interrupt music for alerts, for example... - schedule a clip from a song to play at the same time every morning to let your team know it's time for stand up - play an unpleasant song when the build breaks (a cruise.rb plugin is included) - when a story card closes, play celebration tunes to recognize the team members who completed it - encourage frequent commits by adding more tracks from individual developer's music collections - discourage infrequent commits by letting the music die when there haven't been commits for a long while Getting started: - jukebox.rb provides a web front end for a player engine. You'll need to use the CocoaJukeboxPlayer, MacRubyJukeboxPlayer, or a custom player to actually play your music. Check out those projects for more information. The CocoaJukeboxPlayer is recommended for the time being. - Run the migrations to create the database - The app looks in a directory set in the environment variable JUKEBOX_MUSIC_ROOT, so set that variable, pointed to your music. Alternatively, it defaults to a "music" folder at the root of the app. Create it and load your music there if you prefer. - The current code only looks for mp3 files. You can change the code and it should work with anything that Core Audio can play. It'll be fixed in the future. - Check out the Hammertimes. Create a Snippet, give it a name you'll remember, set the start and end times, and curl the route. You can curl the route from cron, build scripts, etc.