Updates for April 2022
update_frequency, audio_length, amazon_music_url
This is the 55th full month (4 YEARS and 7 month) that I worked on Listen Notes full-time.
1) Added new data fields
We have been adding new data fields to podcasts metadata in our database, especially those that are not in the rss feed.
Recently, we added three new data fields -
update_frequency: On average, how frequently a podcast releases a new episode?
audio_length: The average audio length of episodes in a podcast.
amazon_music_url: A podcast’s Amazon Music url.
To add a new data field, we always need to update several products at the same time, which is quite tedious -
For example — On the website:
And the API:
2) Misc improvements
Improved SVG icons rendering performance.
Some backend work for providing more detailed logs for API users. TODO: UI work on the API dashboard.
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