Have a look at this
a pdf file containing a sketch which illustrates how the pieces of paraslash work
for general information (including a list of required software),
for installation notes, and
for instructions on how to use the mysql audio file selector
shipped with paraslash.
The various commands of para_server and para_audiod are explained in
As of version 0.2.10, the source of para_server and para_audiod is fully documented.
Have a look at the
Paraslash API Reference.
Finally, you can RTFS online.