Topic: Robbie's Super Awesome M3U Playlist Generator
I built out a little php script to auto generate m3u's for use with Chumby from podcast RSS feeds. It uses the Simplepie RSS Feed reader (http://www.simplepie.org) to get the feed enclosures. It then writes the m3u to a file which you then can input onto your chumby.
Three simple (in my opinion) things to do before use:
First you need to modify your crontab to download the file which will create the .m3u files.
This will check once a hour for new shows:
0 0 * * * wget -O - -q http://www.robbiet.us/chumby/m3ugen/m3ugen.php
Next, you need to modify the place where the file will be written. The line is at the top that you need to modify
$myFile = "dnd.m3u";
Finally you need to modify the place where you want to get feeds from:
$feeds = array(
(I LOVE the Dawn and Drew Show. I am listening to it while I am writing this. dawnanddrew.com)
And you are done! Feel free to comment on this post.