Brother John’s Projects: Foobar2000 Scripting
Foobar2000 0.9 has reached final status and is now the only officially supported version. However, for a variety of reasons 0.9 might not be an option for some people. And while old scripts can be used in the new Foobar2000 with (generally) only minor adjustments, making new scripts fit for the old version requires a significant amount of work, because especially the Columns UI part of the Tagz language has seen huge improvement. In this chapter we look at all the necessary changes to make Dark Connections work with Foobar2000 0.8.3.
The complete Foobar2000 configuration window has seen major changes between 0.8.3 and 0.9. Following are the most important things to keep in mind.
Don’t try to load a new script with the old version of Foobar2000. All you’ll get will be an error message. The changes made have been too large to keep compatibility. Following is a list of the four types of differences in 0.8.3. We’ll talk about the details when looking at the individual scripts.
If you want to port back Dark Connections yourself and not only download the FCS, understand that some time is needed. It might be as time-consuming as building the 0.9 script.