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Post Thu Jun 23, 2016 8:16 pm

Re: A little musical intermission...

a little synth

Does this can run only on a PC or you must have a KeyBoard Master with physical "keys" ?
If yes where is the final prog (.exe ( ? ) ) if its free ? Only by curiosity! :)
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Post Thu Jun 23, 2016 8:24 pm

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My little BlitzMax NG test synth? Yeah, it's free and open source, actually! :D
I think, I still have computer keyboard keys in there, but they may not function anymore, haven't checked that again. But, yeah, the main point was MIDI and real time synthesis, though it was VERY simple, just a first test. If you have a midi keyboard hooked up, it should work right away!
However, I have not posted an exe. It wasn't advanced enough to do that, yet.
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Post Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:04 pm

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Taron wrote: [...]
But, beyond that, Reaktor appears to me almost more complicated than just programming a synth yourself, which includes everything you'd have to learn to do that. So....nice on paper, but the reality of just programming is more beautiful! 8)

Right, that's a tempting possibility, for sure :) !
My point was more about the MOOC itself which seems to be a top notch brush-up in synth theory with in-depth hands-on.
Taron wrote:By the way, I just recently programmed a little synth with midi and all out of BlitzMax NG, which is completely free! It's fantastic! I posted my code on the Blitzmax website:
http://www.blitzmax.com/Community/posts ... pic=106314
Going through hooking up BliztMax NG seems a bit more complicated at first, but it really isn't. Then you can EASILY program your own synths, practicing to write your own vst, which you'd still have to do in C++ or what ever else offers an SDK. I do C++. It's a bit painful to get into, but after that... much easier than Reaktor, if you asked me, and 100% open to any- and everything you like! 8-)

I don't know Bliztmax, is it simple to make an exe from your source ?
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Post Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:48 pm

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Yes, very simple! Of course, you need to "install" BlitzMax NG first, which involves also hooking up MiniGW or what that's called. All info is online.
After that it's as easy as starting up the BlitzMax NG IDE, paste my source code into it, setting build to Windows, platform x64, hit compile&run and off it goes... :geek:
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Post Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:06 am

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Hi Taron, unfortunately MaxIDE* reports a compile error: "Can't find interface for module 'bah.rtmidi'" :shrug:
FYI I have a Roland USB MIDI interface UM-ONE mk 2 with latest drivers (and it works well with e.g. Kontakt player).

(*) I took MaxIDE (version 1.44 beta [ng] x86) from BlitzMaxNG_win32_Unoffical_0_77.7z on this page :
http://www.bmx-ng.com/main/downloads/
and MinGW following download and instructions (for MaxIDE users on Windows) from here :
http://www.blitzbasic.com/Community/pos ... opic=90964
Prior to try compiling, MaxIDE was set with :
Program->Platform->win32 (no other possible win choices)
Program->Architecture->x64 (i tried also x86)
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Post Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:04 am

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Oh, no, you need to get BlitzMax NG!
http://www.bmx-ng.com/main/

It's a tiny bit complicated or rather a bit more work, I'm afraid. You have to go to the GitHub link and get the latest version. You start with the zip you find, which has everything and is like the install folder of the ordinary BlitzMax. Then you may have to go get the latest versions from the GitHub folders and just overwrite what was in your newly made BlitzMax NG folder.
It took me a while to figure this out, looking around on the forum and on google, but at the end it wasn't hard at all. It's weird, because it's very direct, you know, just copying stuff around and nothing hidden. Think of it in the easiest way possible without much voodoo and you'll get it!

I have the Roland UM-1 as well! :) ...must be popular! But it's the old one, I guess.
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Post Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:46 pm

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Yes good interface after all !
Well I did not find any *.exe to copy from here (https://github.com/bmx-ng/) to paste into what i already have in the folders, so I may need to build from sources i guess, and that's beyond my paygrade I'm afraid ! :oops: Never mind.
By the way what do you think of JUCE framework to make standalone soft synths in C++ ? https://www.juce.com/discover
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Post Tue Jun 28, 2016 7:20 pm

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No, no the NG zip has everything you need already, nothing you need to compile. You could compile some of the updates, which is as easy as loading the .bmx into the MAXIDE and hit compile, hehe. Then copy the compiled exe into the bin folder, I think. That's all.

Anyhow, JUCE and all that is not my cup of tea for a variety of reasons. SDKs are hard to get into more often than not and JUCE is almost like an SDK on top of an SDK. Cross platform matters are addressed a tiny bit better there, while it's just about Linux on top of mac and pc, both of which are supported by the standard vst sdk anyway as well as vst gui. Those, however, are for free, while JUCE is not, I think. And it's most probably bloated. But it's just something I imagine.

Man, this morning I wanted to zip up my BlitzMax NG folder for you, but it's like 200+Mb... a little crazy. It's really such a fun platform to work from, though. Amazingly it is also cross platform, by the way, but I've never tried compiling for anything other than windows. (x32 AND x64, though, of course!)
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Post Tue Jul 05, 2016 2:04 am

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For the relaxing green design interface! c:!

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Post Sat Jul 30, 2016 7:54 pm

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Thats great dear pilou c:!
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