Difference between revisions of "MusicBrainz Documentation"

From MusicBrainz Wiki
(Software: fix musicbrainzngs link)
(fix links, remove outdated/EOL stuff)
 
(4 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 9: Line 9:
  
 
;[[How To]]s
 
;[[How To]]s
:A collection of tutorials. Lightweight, short and user-orientated step by step instructions.  
+
:A collection of tutorials. Lightweight, short and user-orientated step by step instructions.
  
 
;[[Introduction to Editing]]
 
;[[Introduction to Editing]]
:A quick introduction to how changes to MusicBrainz data are made.  
+
:A quick introduction to how changes to MusicBrainz data are made.
  
 
;[[Introduction to Voting]]
 
;[[Introduction to Voting]]
:A quick introduction to MusicBrainz's voting system and how edits are applied (or rejected).  
+
:A quick introduction to MusicBrainz's voting system and how edits are applied (or rejected).
  
 
;[[Style|Style guidelines]]
 
;[[Style|Style guidelines]]
 
:All our official guidelines for editing.
 
:All our official guidelines for editing.
+
 
 
;[[Search]]
 
;[[Search]]
 
:Describes the different kinds of search you can use to browse MusicBrainz. Also includes the [[Indexed Search Syntax|advanced search syntax]].
 
:Describes the different kinds of search you can use to browse MusicBrainz. Also includes the [[Indexed Search Syntax|advanced search syntax]].
  
 
;[[MusicBrainz Terminology]]
 
;[[MusicBrainz Terminology]]
:A collection of terms the MusicBrainz community uses, what they mean, and wheter there is a wiki page explaining them.
+
:A collection of terms the MusicBrainz community uses, what they mean, and whether there is a wiki page explaining them.
  
 
===For the software===
 
===For the software===
;[[Picard Documentation]]
+
;[https://picard-docs.musicbrainz.org/ Picard Documentation]
:Documentation of [[MusicBrainz Picard]], MusicBrainz' official tagger.  
+
:Documentation of [[MusicBrainz Picard]], MusicBrainz' official tagger.
  
 
===Other===
 
===Other===
;[[About/Privacy Policy|Privacy Policy]]
+
;[[meb:privacy|Privacy Policy]]
 
:Privacy implications of being a MusicBrainz editor.
 
:Privacy implications of being a MusicBrainz editor.
  
Line 44: Line 44:
 
===Metadata===
 
===Metadata===
  
;[[XML Web Service/Version 2]]
+
;[[MusicBrainz_API]]
:Our current-version web service, for use in applications
+
:Our web service, for use in applications
 
 
;[[XML Web Service/Version 1]]
 
:Our old web service, still in common use, e.g. by [[python-musicbrainz2]]
 
  
 
===Software===
 
===Software===
  
;[[libmusicbrainz]]  
+
;[[libmusicbrainz]]
:Describes the use of our official library for accessing the web service. 4.x uses version 2, 3.x uses version 1.
+
:Describes the use of our official library for accessing the web service.
 
 
;[[python-musicbrainz2]]
 
:Our now-somewhat-outdated official python library, see [https://github.com/alastair/python-musicbrainzngs python-musicbrainzngs] for a newer library.
 
  
 
===Discs===
 
===Discs===
  
;[[Disc ID Calculation]]  
+
;[[Disc ID Calculation]]
 
:An overview of the technical process of calculating [[Disc ID]]s.
 
:An overview of the technical process of calculating [[Disc ID]]s.
  
Line 68: Line 62:
 
===Tagging===
 
===Tagging===
  
;[[MusicBrainz Picard/Tags/Mapping|Tag Mappings]]
+
;[https://picard-docs.musicbrainz.org/en/appendices/tag_mapping.html Tag Mappings]
 
:These are the tag mappings used by [[MusicBrainz Picard]], our official tagging application
 
:These are the tag mappings used by [[MusicBrainz Picard]], our official tagging application
  
Line 85: Line 79:
  
 
;[[Other Databases]]
 
;[[Other Databases]]
:Other music databases which we might try to work with  
+
:Other music databases which we might try to work with
  
 
;[[MusicBrainz Summit]]s
 
;[[MusicBrainz Summit]]s
  
[[Category:Documentation]] [[Category:To Be Reviewed]]
+
[[Category:Documentation]] [[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:WikiDocs Page]]

Latest revision as of 09:59, 19 December 2020

User documentation

Frequently Asked Questions
A set of community maintained FAQs.

For the web interface

About and Beginners Guide
A quick introduction to MusicBrainz and to its use, respectively.
How Tos
A collection of tutorials. Lightweight, short and user-orientated step by step instructions.
Introduction to Editing
A quick introduction to how changes to MusicBrainz data are made.
Introduction to Voting
A quick introduction to MusicBrainz's voting system and how edits are applied (or rejected).
Style guidelines
All our official guidelines for editing.
Search
Describes the different kinds of search you can use to browse MusicBrainz. Also includes the advanced search syntax.
MusicBrainz Terminology
A collection of terms the MusicBrainz community uses, what they mean, and whether there is a wiki page explaining them.

For the software

Picard Documentation
Documentation of MusicBrainz Picard, MusicBrainz' official tagger.

Other

Privacy Policy
Privacy implications of being a MusicBrainz editor.
Flickr Machine Tag
How to use flickr tags to refer to MusicBrainz artists, releases, tracks or labels.

Developer Documentation

Developer Resources
Catch-all page with a number of useful links for developers

Metadata

MusicBrainz_API
Our web service, for use in applications

Software

libmusicbrainz
Describes the use of our official library for accessing the web service.

Discs

Disc ID Calculation
An overview of the technical process of calculating Disc IDs.
libdiscid
C library for creating MusicBrainz DiscIDs from audio CDs. Much better than implementing Disc IDs yourself.

Tagging

Tag Mappings
These are the tag mappings used by MusicBrainz Picard, our official tagging application

Database

MusicBrainz Database
Start page for documentation about the database.
Database Schema
Description of our current schema and database structure.
Database Setup
Several ways of setting up and using our database.

Other Documentation

Other Databases
Other music databases which we might try to work with
MusicBrainz Summits