[LAU] The Future 1 (the web)
Kees van Veen
kees.vanveen at gmail.com
Tue May 23 09:42:19 UTC 2017
On 23-05-17 10:30, Bill Purvis wrote:
> On 22/05/17 21:48, Johannes Kroll wrote:
>> On Mon, 22 May 2017 18:30:27 +0200
>> Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:
>>> I was commenting only on the visuals.
>>> I have no enthusiasm or interest in "DAW-as-service".
>> Ok, decoupling the UI for a free DAW via OSC makes more sense. I tried
>> clicking together a simple GUI with open-stage-control for some code I
>> wrote in extempore. It seemed too sluggish for my taste. Not sure if
>> it is a browser issue (I tried Chrome and Firefox) or an issue with
>> in general. It would be nice to be able to create browser-based GUIs on
>> the fly if the resulting UI would feel less sluggish.
> I've been using the GUI interface to a Soundcraft Ui16 mixer - the
> seems quite adequate, so it should be feasible for a DAW. The browser is
> Firefox on an old laptop running Linux Mint 17. Ethernet wired connection
> to the mixer. I occasionally use an Android tablet over WiFi to it using
> Chrome, again response seems quite adequate for a GUI. I haven't looked
> into the code yet...
I have Soundcraft UI16 too, and see a websocket+JS updating the browser
DOM (see also Soundcraft's demo page
Note however that there is no sound travelling, just GUI updates, so you
don't actually hear what's going on, just see it (and control it).
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