Serato Stats - quick progress report!

So I finally had some downtime this past weekend to work on this project (hard to come by these days).

Here’s a quick recap:
  • The Stats app is built on the same ’simple event’ framework as the API & utilizes an Async event hub to concurrently process session files
  • Created 2 new API services to allow locating and loading/parsing of Serato session files
    • parsing a large number of files can take a bit of time (350 files took me roughly ~5 mins on my 12” macbook)
    • Added useful ways to filter session files by: age (e.g. not older than 1 year), size, max
    • Loader service will also save parsed sessions to disk (on Mac defaults to /home/[USER]/.sslapi/
      • Speeds up follow-on usage by not having to re-parse sessions again
        • NOTE 1: data will be overwritten and possibly have to be re-parsed when given different load parameters. Will be fixed in later release.
        • NOTE 2: 350 files take up roughly ~12mb

Also implemented and tested the following “stats” capabilities:
  • "Top Artists played" 
    • will tabulate and compute the artists most played up to a customizable limit (e.g. top 50) 
      • NOTE: no comprehensive normalization of artist name has been attempted (yet). So for example, ‘snoop’ or ‘snoop Dogg’ will not be counted as the same artist. 
  • "Top Songs played" 
    • Similiar to ‘top artist’, will display the most songs played ordered by play count (most to least) 
  • "Top Songs by Artist" 
    • Most songs played by a given artist name

Hoping to add on a GUI and get the code out there for others to try out soon!


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