[LAD] prototyping callback based architecture in python?

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Nov 2 10:39:22 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 12:23 AM, Iain Duncan <iainduncanlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I'm working on an a project that I intend to do using the STK in a
> callback style, but am hoping I can prototype the architecture in python
> until I've figured out the various components and their responsibilities and
> dependencies. Does anyone know of any kind of python library ( or method? )
> that would let me simulate the way callback based STK apps using RTAudio
> work? IE I want to have a python master callable that gets called once per
> audio sample and has a way of sending out it's results to the audio
> subsystem.
> I've found a bunch of python audio libs but it doesn't seem like they work
> that way, maybe I'm missing something?

the obvious choices would be the python wrappers for JACK and/or PortAudio.

note, however, that the chances of using Python for per-sample
processing at low latency without intense dropouts are low.

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