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Question: I have been working as a coder mainly of web apps and database stuff (sql server, oracle, informix) for about 15 years. My passion is music, and I went to school for recording at MTSU. I want to finally bring those two things together, but I don’t know where to start, really. I have little experience working with audio in code, and I haven’t touched C or C++ since college. Any advice on where to begin? I can obviously just dive in head first, but I would value your feedback. Thanks!!!
Asked by Mike (107.77.232.x) on August 3 2020, 12:51pm
Reply on August 3 2020, 7:19pm:
    It's always hard to advise people how to start, considering I started this stuff so long ago. Writing JSFX and ReaScripts in REAPER can be a fun way, though, since you can live-program and don't have to deal with too much boilerplate...


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  • Posted by Mespotine (2.247.248.x) on August 3 2020, 11:47pm:
    Have a look at music-programming languages like Super Collider. This really brings both worlds together.

  • Posted by Arie (69.112.126.x) on August 8 2020, 9:50pm:
    I'm in a very similar boat, although I *DO* have an initial goal; which is to recreate 2 pieces of now inaccessible, quite outdated software. However I feel it deserves it's own question to Justin. But, perhaps our goals will align, and we could work together....?


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