Spotify is my go-to app when it comes to music streaming. It’s free, it has a good collection of music. But unfortunately, Spotify is not yet available in India. So, if you are in India and want to listen to your favorite music on Spotify, your only way out is a VPN from Spotify-supported countries. (Spotify needs a supported country IP when a user signs up, but after that you don’t need to use the same country based IP to listen to music, but it logs you out every 14 days if you don’t use an IP from supported country.)
My wife has a beautiful pink iPod shuffle which she loves to listen music from, on her daily commute. She got bored with the songs and wanted a new playlist. I was entrusted with downloading new songs. Yep, all pirated. Now, downloading songs these days is a really boring stuff given the amount of bandwidth and apps like Spotify. So, I decided to automate the whole affair.
I have said it before and I’ll say this again: if you are not using Tasker on Android, you are not fully aware of the things your smartphone is capable of. Tasker is probably the single most powerful application in the entire Play Store. When it comes to automation, Tasker is all you need. Here I am going to share some of my favorite Tasker profiles. (This is part one.)
While working with a small side-project, I noticed that working with autoloading namespaced classes with F3 can be a bit hacky if you are not using composer. This is probably because F3 is designed keeping in mind how composer works. Since composer wasn’t used for my particular purpose, the conventional way didn’t work as it was supposed to.