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Saturday, September 12, 2009

iTunes 9 troubles

beaTunes2 logoYes, iTunes 9 is finally out. Unfortunately, Apple does not make pre-releases of iTunes available to developers (AFAIK), so there are (almost always) problems. In some cases beaTunes seems to show a NullPointerException. I'm working on it...

Update 9/13/2009: It seems the NPE only happens when using beaTunes 1 - it's due to the fact that iTunes 9 no longer exports the Library playlist in its iTunes Music Library.xml. Some problems in beaTunes 2 remain and will be solved in the next update. I'd also like to advise Windows users to restart their machines before using beaTunes after the iTunes 9 upgrade or installation.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

i get the NPE with beatunes2 95% of the times that i try to create a matchlist. matchlist dialogue opens, but the error is displayed as soon as i press okay. osx 10.5.8; itunes 9 (not 9.1).

September 29, 2009 at 6:03:00 AM EST  
Blogger beaTunes said...

Hi!
a NullPointerException is a very generic error that can mean all kinds of things.
I believe the one that can happen when creating MatchLists is fixed in the latest beaTunes 2. Please update to 2.0.16.
If it still does not work, please contact support.
Thanks.

September 29, 2009 at 6:10:00 AM EST  

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