[PD] Tip of the Day [was] Re: [midifile]

Julian Brooks jbeezez at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 18:18:25 CET 2022

+1 on this
I still find things out re Pd that elicit a facepalm/no-way(you can do
_that_) moment.
Think we all get stuck in our ways too so little tips/snippets/patterns (or
known anti-patterns) would be lovely.

All best,

On Thu, 10 Feb 2022 at 12:37, IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at> wrote:

> On 2/10/22 12:53, Dan Wilcox wrote:
> > I feel like often these problems also come from people trying Pd out
> after being more familiar with Max. Perhaps it would be good if Pd included
> a mini "Pd for Max users" guide which starts with execution order
> differences,
> hmm.
> i'd prefer a "tip-of-the-day".
> order of execution is important enough that everybody should be aware of
> it, whether they come from max, vvvv, csound or out of the blue.
> i figure your argument is, that most of these have to learn Pd from
> scratch anyhow and will eventually come to the "use [trigger]" section
> in the documentation, whereas the max users would just dive into it (as
> Pd has been sold to them as something you can use your Max-skills with
> without having to pay the license).
> my argument is that people who find tips-of-the-day useful are not power
> users yet and as such an occasional reminder won't hurt.
> gfdmas
> IOhannes
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