how to code an ascii-piano in just an hour…
For participation @ the Workshop (on BigBlueButton) please mail us: ground-zero [at] khm [dot] de
in this one hour workshop we learn how easy it can be to turn words into sound in realtime in using your fingertips while writing text on the keyboard like a piano. and the best. you will not use an predefined software for doing so. you code your instrument by using your fingertips and wrist on mouse and keyboard and getting the basic handcraft to expand it afterwards by yourself f.ex. your biodata:
we will learn fast & dirty how to code instruments in pure data (pd), an easy to learn free libre open source visual programming language for multimedia. epecially for datamanipulation in realtime it makes a lot of fun to play with it.
See what we have done on the Workshop @ Github: https://github.com/experimental-informatics/biotext/blob/master/pd%20workshop%20session%201.md