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NAME ^

Mac::iTunes::Library::Playlist - Perl extension for representing a playlist (list of items by Track ID) within an iTunes library.

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Mac::iTunes::Library::Playlist;

  # Let's create a few simple items
  my @items = (
          Mac::iTunes::Library::Item->new('Track ID' => 3),
          Mac::iTunes::Library::Item->new('Track ID' => 4),
          );
  # Create a playlist
  my $smartInfo =<< 'EOF';
  AQEAAwAAAAIAAAAZAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAA==
  EOF

  my $smartCriteria =<< 'EOF';
  U0xzdAABAAEAAAABAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABkAAAABAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABEAAAAAAAAAGQAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAB
  AAAAAAAAAGQAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA=
  EOF
  my $playlist = Mac::iTunes::Library::Playlist->new(
            'Name' => '5 Stars',
            'Playlist ID' => '10073',
            'Playlist Persistent ID' => '2E2D1396AF1DED73',
            'All Items' => 'true',
            'Smart Info' => $smartInfo,
            'Smart Criteria' => $smartCriteria,
            'Playlist Items' => @items,
        );

  # Add another item to that playlist
  my $item = Mac::iTunes::Library::Item->new( 'Track ID' => 7 );
  $playlist->addItem( $item );

  # Get all of the items in the playlist
  my @items = $playlist->items();

  # Get an item by it's ID
  $item = $playlist->item(3);

DESCRIPTION ^

A data structure for representing a playlist within an iTunes library. Use this along with Mac::iTunes::Library to create an iTunes library from which other information can be gleaned.

EXPORT ^

None by default.

METHODS ^

new()

Creates a new Mac::iTunes::Playlist object that can store all of the data of an iTunes library playlist.

  my $playlist = Mac::iTunes::Playlist->new();

The constructor can also be called with any number of attributes defined in a hash:

  my $smartInfo =<< 'EOF';
  AQEAAwAAAAIAAAAZAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAA==
  EOF

  my $smartCriteria =<< 'EOF';
  U0xzdAABAAEAAAABAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABkAAAABAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABEAAAAAAAAAGQAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAB
  AAAAAAAAAGQAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA=
  EOF

  # A few simple items
  my @items = (
          Mac::iTunes::Library::Item->new('Track ID' => 2),
          Mac::iTunes::Library::Item->new('Track ID' => 3),
          Mac::iTunes::Library::Item->new('Track ID' => 4),
          );

  my $playlist = Mac::iTunes::Playlist->new(
        'Name' => '5 Stars',
        'Playlist ID' => '10073',
        'Playlist Persistent ID' => '2E2D1396AF1DED73',
        'All Items' => 'true',
        'Smart Info' => $smartInfo,
        'Smart Criteria' => $smartCriteria,
        'Playlist Items' => @items,
        );

name( name )

Get/set the name attribute for this playlist.

playlistID( id )

Get/set the Playlist ID attribute for this playlist.

playlistPersistenID( id )

Get/set the Playlist Persistent ID attribute for this playlist.

allItems( 0|1 )

Get/set the All Items attribute for this playlist.

smartInfo( smartInfo )

Get/set the Smart Info attribute for this playlist.

smartCriteria( smartInfo )

Get/set the Smart Criteria attribute for this playlist.

num()

Get the number of elements in this playlist.

addItem( Mac::iTunes::Library::Item )

Add an item to this playlist; duplicates are allowed

addItems( Mac::iTunes::Library::Item )

Add an array of items to this playlist; duplicates are allowed

items()

Get an array of the items in the playlist.

item( trackID )

Get an item by it's trackID

SEE ALSO ^

Mac::iTunes::Library, Mac::iTunes::Library::Item

AUTHOR ^

Drew Stephens <drew@dinomite.net>, http://dinomite.net

CONTRIBUTORS ^

SOURCE REPOSITORY ^

http://mac-itunes.googlecode.com

SVN INFO ^

$Revision: 90 $

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright (C) 2007-2008 by Drew Stephens

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.8 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

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