[PD] hid

noxidgerg noxidgerg at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 20:30:45 CET 2019

Thanks for all the help, everyone.  It appears our problems with hid stem from trying to install it on a recent Mac OS (High Sierra).

In the meantime, I will look at joyosc and HIDIO as an alternative solution.

-Greg Dixon

> On Jan 24, 2019, at 2:23 AM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:
> An alternate solution, which I've use for a decade now, is *not* to do this in Pd, but to simply forward gamepad/joystick events over OSC:
> https://github.com/danomatika/joyosc <https://github.com/danomatika/joyosc>
> Greetings,
> My students are working on projects where they want to use game controllers with Pd.
> We can currently get the hid object to run in Pd-extended on Mac OS High Sierra, but I would like to encourage my students to use a newer version of Pd.
> Is hid available through a current library or is there an equivalent external that can provide the same functionality?
> Apologies if this has already been covered elsewhere.  Thanks for your help!
> -Greg Dixon
> -- 
> Dan Wilcox
> @danomatika
> danomatika.com <http://danomatika.com/>
> robotcowboy.com <http://robotcowboy.com/>
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