[PD] Megapolis Festival Documentation/ Education with Pd

patrick mcnameeking pmcnameeking at gmail.com
Sat Jun 5 01:24:38 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Max <abonnements at revolwear.com> wrote:

> just two quick remarks:
> 1. there is a difference between an abstraction and a subpatch

  ^^ I know!  I totally muffed that one!

> 2. i think it's worth it to show beginners how to count with internal
> objects. relying on a [counter] object - and you don't specify which one of
> the varous around - is asking for trouble.

  ^^ Good point.  I'll certainly keep that in mind if I ever do something
like this again.

> 2ct m.
> Am 04.06.2010 um 18:37 schrieb patrick mcnameeking:
> > Hello List -
> > I gave a workshop on using Pd at this year's Megapolis Audio Festival in
> Baltimore, MD.  I created a patch that was meant to be used as a launch-pad
> to get people patching as quickly as possible.  This is my first attempt at
> doing something like this, but I would really like to further the idea of
> creating self-contained introductory patches that get people excited about
> Pd.  I think that this could be a great tool for one-day workshops in
> schools or at conferences where people have the interest in, but not
> necessarily the background in sound and/or programming.  My idea with this
> patch was to have some examples of different ways to make sound, an easily
> accessible reference chart, and then a sub-patch containing a whole bunch of
> ready-made objects for people to copy/paste and string together.  The hope
> was that eventually people would break down the objects I created in order
> to figure out their inner workings.  Some of that started to happen at
> Megapolis but the workshop was fairly short and we had covered a lot of
> material.
> > Feedback on the patch as well as ideas on this type of workshop would be
> greatly appreciated!
> > Pat
> >
> > http://megapolisfestival.org/
> >
> > --
> > 'Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow.'
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