Gates of Dawn Update

I’ve gone back to doing some work on Gates of Dawn, my terse Python library for creating PureData patches. The idea here is I want to make synthesizers in PD but I don’t particularly like drawing boxes and connectors using the clunky UI. Here’s a brief overview from the Readme file. Showing some simple code […]

Questions for 2014 : #3 Programming on Tablets

Third in a series (#1, #2) of questions occupying my mind at the beginning of 2014. Which may (or may not) inform what I’ll be working on. 3) How can we program on tablets? I’m now a tablet user. I became a tablet owner at the end of 2012. For six months I played around […]

A Dataflow Web?

Facebook released a plugin for Quartz Composer which lets you design interactive mobile apps. That’s interesting. I don’t really know anything about Quartz. But I believe it’s like Max/MSP or PureData. A “dataflow” design system. Dataflow makes a lot of sense for plumbing together multiple services. And I’ve long believed it could / should be […]

Personal Question

Question : Hey Phil, do you actually do any programming these days? Answer : Yes. Quite a lot at the moment. Though it’s a bit all over the shop. I’m dipping a toe into Android programming. (And, hmmm … Java …. I thought I’d got over my Java hangups by doing a lot of Processing, […]