What are the peculiar features of PD....
geiger at epy.co.at
Sun Jul 23 20:15:07 CEST 2000
> users increase. I have not tryed Gunter´s GEM yet 'cause I had
> problems finding all libraries needed for my LinuxPPC
> distribution. I should install the debian one.
I wanted to reply to Gabriels message too, immediately, but then I
found out that I'd have to write a whole novel when comparing
MAX/MSP, jmax and PD (and the background of the development of the
The main feature, as Ricardo noted is that it is free.
One point to correct though, I ported *Marks* GEM to Linux, which was
not too hard, because it was written in OpenGL and already running on
Otherwise, if you are used to the programming paradigm, it's not too
hard to switch between the three, unless your operating system
(windows ?) keeps you from doing it.
> To write external objects for PD seems to be relatively easy for
> software developers like you, for me it is being a nightmare by
It's easy if you want to do basic things, staying close to the
templates provided, for "more advanced" programming it's hard,
the sources are the documentation ...
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