#birthhits

Create a Spotify playlist of top songs on your birthday

#birthhits finds the top 100 of the the billboard charts for the day of your birth. Create your #birthhits spotify playlist or share them with your friends.

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This is a little fun project inspired by Ryan Hoover: https://twitter.com/rrhoover/sta... Liking Ryan's idea I started to google a little and discovered this nice billboard charts api: http://billboard.modulo.site/ Since it kinda halfway solved the problem already, I was able to hack the app together within 24h on my day off with vuejs in the front and nodejs in the back. πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸš€πŸ€© Enjoy and let me know what you think! ;)
@derkinzi LOVE that you made this, just 24 hours after I tweeted that random idea. πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ Apparently Walk Like An Egyptian by the Bangles was #1 on my birthday. I don't think I've ever heard that song. πŸ™Š
@rrhoover I do. But don't worry I've Wham! on #1 so yours is way cooler. ;) I think my only highlight is actually Axel F on #4. 😎
@rrhoover you're such a wee lad! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
This is amazing. Only request is allow us to put the date in the url so it's shareable.
@joshmanders You already can: when you hit the share button it automatically shares with the date. :)
@derkinzi Ah I see. It'd be nice if the url updated when you landed on the page, because I share in places that aren't icons there, such as IRC/Slack, and I just copy and paste the url from the address bar.
@joshmanders I see! Let me check if I can do this quickly :)
@derkinzi The more I think about it, it'd be nice if the url was birthhits.com/1985/05/25 (my birthday), then allows me to remove 25 from the url and see all top hits from May 1985, then remove 05 and get top hits from 1985.
@joshmanders That would be awesome and allow for quite some more features, alas the API I use only supports requests on a daily basis...
Fun project =) quite enjoyable! If I have one suggestion, it'd be to allow to type the birth date instead of necessarily going through the calendar ;)
@clo_spa Agree. I definitely need to work on the datepicker. :)
@clo_spa I updated the datepicker - still no typing but it's way nicer to pick a date now :)
@derkinzi Hey, it looks great! =) I can't submit my birthdate on mobile though x) but that will come
@clo_spa It should work actually... Where exactly does it fail? Do you get authenticated with spotify and returned to the app?
@derkinzi Once I've selected my yeah, month and date, I have no way to press 'enter' and submit my date.