Saturday, 6 April 2019

Hosting my own podcast

I've been having trouble with podcast garden, turns out they're a really unprofessional outfit; more half the time their website is inaccessible, and they have poor customer service. Also, they've taken a lot more money off me than I agreed to and I've opened a dispute with PayPal, hopefully they'll sort this all out.

In the meanwhile, I've spent the last couple of days migrating to a custom solution, I honestly don't know what I'd do if I wasn't a software developer. The Shakespeare's Sonnets Exposed podcast is now being hosted right here on industrial curiosity, and not only am I no longer at the mercy of other people's incompetence, it's a much cheaper solution, too!

Now I just need to find the time to make my solution easily available to the public...

@mysql/xdevapi joy!

after hitting a wall last night with the existing node.js mysql packages, which for some reason have been years behind integrating with mysq...