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What is httpQ?
httpQ brings the full capabilities of your Winamp player and Shoutcast server to then net. httpQ is a TCP/IP server that listents on a specified port for incomming requests. Using the custom httpQ protocol users send requests to the server which in turn manipulates their Winamp player and Shoutcast server.
What can it do for me?
Create your own web interface for Winamp using any programming language of your choice. Gather information about your Winamp player. Perform operations on your Winamp player. Gather information about your shoutcast source. Perform operations on your shoutcast source.
How much does it cost?

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

What do I need to use it?
It is recomended that you have the newest version of Winamp so that you have access to all the functions provided. To get the newest version of Winamp click here. If you wish to control your winamp player remotely it is recomended that you have a connection to the internet.
How do I get started?
  • The easiest way to use this plugin is to load up any web browser and start sending it requests.
  • To make sure that the plugin is running send it a command by typing this URL into a web browserhttp://localhost:4800 (where 4800 is the port number)
  • If the above command succeded you may send it other commands to view their actions and results. (see documentation).
  • Most commands follow this syntax:
  • localhost - host name.
  • 4800 - port number.
  • command - command to perform.
  • pass - password.
  • arg - argument required by the command. (optional)
    How do I create a web interface using httpQ?
  • All you need is a programming language that supports tcp/ip and can send tcp/ip or HTTP requests over the internet.
  • For example, you could use any one of these web scripting languages: PHP, ASP, Java, ColdFusion, or Perl.
  • See the code samples for some idea of what is required.
    Can I get the source code?
    Yes. Source code distributions are available from the download page.
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