[linux-audio-dev] Re: Language fanboys [was Re: light C++ set for WAV]

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jul 21 07:38:38 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 01:13:43 +0100, james at dis-dot-dat.net wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jul, 2006 at 09:39AM +1000, Loki Davison spake thus:
> > On 7/21/06, Stephen Sinclair <radarsat1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> > For music/audio stuff you can do the dsp stuff with c and then
> > communicate with another process written in a higher level language,
> > i.e python over OSC. The LAD irc crew have been discussing using this
> > idea for a new sequencer/daw thing.
> And I've been doing it with a small sample player.  It works nicely
> and means I don't have to deal with UI crud in C (nightmare!).

SooperLooper (http://essej.net/sooperlooper/) works that way and has done
for some time.

Some added bonuses are that your backend is inherantly scriptable from other
environments, and it pretty much forces you to adopt a MVC UI coding model.

- Steve

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