Music Hack Day

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Welcome Music Hack Day Participants!

The purpose of this page is to give you a simple quick start guide of things you may find useful in order to include MusicBrainz in your hack day projects.

MusicBrainz introduction
A short introduction to what MusicBrainz is, and what it is not.
Editing MusicBrainz
An overview on how to edit on MusicBrainz.
MusicBrainz web service API
Documentation on how to use MusicBrainz' RESTful web service API. This API can be used to search for artstis/releases/tracks/labels/collections/works/places on MusicBrainz, and to retrieve resources based on MBIDs. There are bindings for many programming languages available.
MusicBrainz client libraries
Official C libraries for calculationg Disc IDs, accessing the above mentioned web service and interacting with the Cover Art Archive.
Acoustid fingerprinting
Acoustid is the acoustic fingerprinting service that MusicBrainz uses. Use this service to identify audio files.
APIs that understand MBID
Various Services on the net that understand MBIDs

Music Hack Day San Francisco 2014: If you have MusicBrainz questions, you can find Rob in the bright orange shirt with the orange and purple hair, sitting near the back of the presentation area.

Other helpful links

Have a great weekend hacking on fun music projects!