[PD] how to deploy PD in a server?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Tue Aug 11 04:43:52 CEST 2009

On Aug 10, 2009, at 4:07 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> That sounds like rewriting Pd in Java or AJAX so that it could run  
>> in a browser.  Not a small undertaking.  Its easy enough to install  
>> it, plus you don't have to 'officially' install Pd to run it, you  
>> can just copy the files somewhere and run it from there.
> hmm, why would this mean to rewrite Pd in java or ajax?
> it seems like you mean running Pd on the client, but this is  
> explicitely not what the original author wanted (namely: running Pd  
> on the server).
> @adityo: it really depends on what you need. obviously, if Pd is  
> running on the server, the audio will be generated on the server as  
> well, so people might not hear anything (unless they happen to sit  
> in the server room)
> if it is just about listening to a patch of yours, the traditional  
> approach would involve running Pd on the server and streaming the  
> audio to an icecast2 (or similar) streamingserver to which people  
> can connect in order to hear the stream.
> if you want more interactivity, you can use http/php/xmlrpc/irc/...  
> to communicate with Pd (using [netreceive] or similar), so people  
> can change parameters.

True, I guess you could use something like the pd browser plugin:



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