[PD] getting started with OSC

shree bigswift at ufl.edu
Tue Aug 17 17:53:54 CEST 2004

Thanks frank this is making it clearer
i have been using the flashsrver and net send and recieves
i will try to apply this now

On Tuesday, August 17, 2004, at 11:42  AM, Frank Barknecht wrote:

> Hallo,
> shreeswifty hat gesagt: // shreeswifty wrote:
>> i don't think i am able to fully grasp OSC yet, at least as it
>> compares to Sc3 which i would like to use it with. Ideally i would
>> love for Sc3 MouseX controls to control Audio in Sc3 on one
>> machine and trigger GEM on another or within one machine
> Which is a perfect application for OSC. OSC is actually very simple.
> You have two components: the connection, which is just a network
> connection. It requires hostname and port and is done with a simple
> message to sendOSC. Then you can send OSC messages through this
> connection, which also is simple. OSC messages contain two parts: A
> "target" which is like a file system path in Unix or the web:
> /synth/volume would be an example. And it needs a value which can be
> any number string list of those and so on. This would be a complete
> OSC message:
> "/synth1/volume 121"
> and it would set the "volume" of "synth1" to 121. Every application
> can define the names of the targets (also called methods sometimes)
> itself. Basically OSC is like a "netsend/netreceive" standardized and
> on steroids.
> I know that SuperCollider provides some predefined messages, but you
> also can create new ones, I think. But you better ask for details on
> this on a SC-list.
> Ciao
> -- 
>  Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__
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