[PD] GUI as external program

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Mon Jul 5 21:17:56 CEST 2004

Check out http://crca.ucsd.edu/~jsarlo/gripd/ - a GTK-based GUI builder
for Pd.  You don't have to run Pd's GUI at all.  And the graphics are
much much faster.


On Mon, Jul 05, 2004 at 02:17:25PM -0400, lee wrote:
> Has anyone on this list seen or created a graphical interface that sends 
> messages to PD using an external GUI toolkit? While the TCL/TK style is 
> functional, it's not exactly "modern" as far as GUIs come. I was looking 
> at wxWindows, since it already supports all of PD's target platforms:
> http://wxwindows.sourceforge.net/ 
> http://wxwindows.sourceforge.net/screen03.htm
> I have no practical experience with this kind of programming, but I 
> think using PD for only DSP and writing the C++ GUI code to pass 
> messages to PD via the [netreceive] object could open up some amazing 
> user interface possibilities (pull down menus, for one). Obviously it 
> won't be realtime box/patchcord style and each GUI will have to be 
> custom built, but it's an idea...
> -lee
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