Getting Started with Podcasts
It's easy to get started with the SQL Down Under podcast:
I'd like it to stream to me right now!
In that case, go to our Previous Shows page and simply find the show that interests you. Follow the link to the show and then click on either the MP3 or WMA link beside the show you'd like to hear. On most versions of Windows, that would start the file playing immediately as it streams to you.
I'd like to download it to listen to later
This is similar but all you need to do differently (once you have found the show of interest) is to right-click on either the Download MP3 link beside the show you'd like to hear. On most versions of Windows, that would give you an option to "Save target as..." to start the download.
I'd like to have the shows automatically be sent to me
If you would like to have iTunes (or any other aggregator) automatically download shows for you, you simply need to point it at our show's XML link. To do this in iTunes, click on "Advanced" at the top of the screen, then click on "Subscribe to Podcast". Then enter the following address. The shows will be brought to you automatically as we publish them:
I'd just like to know when new shows are published
If you just want to know when new shows are published, you could also subscribe to Greg's blog.