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The Tech Stuff

  • PocketCasts has added support for Websub and Podping, so new episodes should appear almost instantly as soon as you publish them (from a websub or podping-compatible podcast host).

  • “Got bored and decided to see if I could make a podcast player in an evening”. Ryan Morrison produced PodPlaza, and posts his code, in a LinkedIn post. It’s PHP and JavaScript.

  • Is Apple’s Messages app the latest new podcast player? Not really - but it does play podcasts. Send someone on Messages a link to a Podnews news page (like this) it renders with the image, headline, and a little audio button - which, when pressed, plays the linked audio. It looks quite neat. It uses the og:audio meta tag, part of the Open Graph protocol, which is supported in the Messages app on iPhone and MacOS.

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    Candy Is Dandy: The Candy Review Podcast is approaching its two-year anniversary - the show that has covered candies from Snickers to Toblerone and peach rings, it’s a show that gives a candy’s history and a review. They’re aiming to test more international candy. Let’s hope they can manage a Kinder Surprise without suffocating from the “too dangerous for America” toy inside.

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