Balsamiq Mockups, donated license

The wonderful folks at Balsamiq have graciously donated a license for their Mockups user interface design software to the Tubecaster project to help with future improvements.  I just want to say a huge thank you to Mariah and the Balsamiq team for this, and to encourage everyone to check out this fantastic piece of software.

Tubecaster Balsamiq interface

Tubecaster Balsamiq interface

Python Line Counter

Yesterday I was looking for a Python source code line counter to give me a summary of some source files, but I couldn’t find a free one that would do the job as I wanted. So I created one. And you can have it for free (GNU GPL) – download it here:

Download Python Line Counter

Sample usage:


Input files:

Total lines:   1510
Code lines:    1111
Comment lines: 139
Blank lines:   260


Tubecaster 2.0.1 Released!

I’m pleased to report that Tubecaster 2.0.1 for Windows is now available for download.  Click here to go to the downloads page on the Tubecaster homepage.

Highlights of this release:

  • Supported media formats:
    • MP3
    • FLAC
    • WAV
    • Ogg Vorbis
    • AVI
    • MPG
    • MP4
    • 3GP
  • Additional language support: Afrikaans
  • Automatically downloads HD version of the chosen video if available
  • Proxy server support
  • Login support – for downloading videos marked as private or age restricted

I’m keen to get feedback on what people would like to see in the next release.  You can report bugs or request new features here.  On that same site you can also vote for features that have already been requested.  The more votes a feature gets the more likely and quickly it is to be implemented.