now i've also worked on porting some examples from processing to supercollider. this was a bit trickier than porting over code from nodebox. many fundamental processing features aren't implemented in supercollider - video, 3d, opengl etc.
i spent some time porting over 22 of the 35 examples that comes with the nice graphical programming environment nodebox to supercollider. (nodebox is based on python and specializes in generative graphics.)
if one compare the code for these examples, i think it is obvious how capable supercollider is for 2d graphics. it's just as simple as nodebox and processing!
well, some more advanced features are missing at the moment - like reading back paths, image manipulation, bindings to coreimage, pdf export etc, but simple interactive 2d and animation sc can handle.
here's a class for supercollider that generates perlin noise. i wrote it about a year ago to learn how that works but didn't finish the helpfile until now.
some examples of images made with this class...
and this is an example from the helpfile that gives an overview of some settings of 'persistance vs octaves'. the 8 steps of persistance grows from 0.25 to 0.95 left to right. and octaves grows from 2 to 9 bottom to top.
(update 090523: RedPerlin is now part of the redUniverse quark)
sorry this place got hacked and someone overwrote all my media files (snd, pic, vid). i'm travelling atm and it will be a few more weeks until i can access the backup files and restore the archive.
071022 update: ok everything should now be back in place.
071028 update: and now updated to drupal 5.3
here i've attached the supercollider history file from my performance at the headphones concert at the livecoding festival in sheffield... livecode.access-space.org
it's a bit embarrassing if you study it more carefully. the use of ~pub near the end is a big mistake for instance. i meant ~out and i don't know what i was thinking there...
you can also look at the file '2007-20-20pub.rtf' for the actual document i used. some comments in there didn't make it to the history file as i forgot to evaluate them.
here are also the notes and statistics from my presentation "Live coding practice" in which i talked about my month worth of practising.
in preparation for the loss livecode festival in sheffield, i'm doing another month of practice. 1 hour/day, start with an empty document, no third-party classes or ugens and then upload the result here.
this time my sparring partner is photographer and artist www.fotokatie.com/katier. she's doing a very nice series of 'star shots'.
in addition to getting my livecoding chops in shape (hopefully), i got commissioned to analyse and present the outcome at the festival. this is a great thing. so the bet with katier provides the pressure, the scheduled talk the deadline for analysis, the upcoming gig the motivation and last the commission pays for one strong coffee at my favourite café each day of the period. what could go wrong?
well, it's summer and i've been working too much as is...
attached are three programs that all uses some sort of audiovisual self-referential code in that they synthesise their own syntax.
as i think this only works on supercollider osx i made some short videos...
one can also write custom 'scores' for these programs to perform...
the code is also available in the examples folder in the supercollider distro.