Linked by AndrewZ on Mon 14th Jun 2010 13:40 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Andrew Hudson, whose recent article on BFS over at ARSTechnica intrigued us, shares with us some thoughts on the state of apps on Haiku. It turns out there are several repositories with a vast array of applications ready-to-go for your new Haiku install.
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RE: Promiscuous? SHAG?
by bornagainenguin on Mon 14th Jun 2010 15:21 UTC in reply to "Promiscuous? SHAG?"
bornagainenguin
Member since:
2005-08-07

ROTFLMAO...they did, didn't they? That's just hysterical!

For those who don't get the joke the name of the group is: The Superior Haiku Applications Group!

--bornagainpenguin

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MIDI is now working
by AndrewZ on Mon 14th Jun 2010 15:36 in reply to "RE: Promiscuous? SHAG?"
AndrewZ Member since:
2005-11-15

After this article was submitted we got MIDI working.
From Terminal:

cd /boot/system/data/synth
wget http://ocmnet.com/saxguru/TimGM6mb.sf2
ln -s TimGM6mb.sf2 big_synth.sy

This means CL-Amp plays MIDI, Sequitur now works, and internal app MidiPlayer works!

This is an exciting time to be working on Haiku. There is so much happening.

Edited 2010-06-14 15:37 UTC

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RE: MIDI is now working
by vodoomoth on Mon 14th Jun 2010 15:47 in reply to "MIDI is now working"
vodoomoth Member since:
2010-03-30

Just what I was interested in. I'm planning an ambitious project, a high-quality music notation editor inspired both by the likes of Sibelius and by the 90s trackers (Scream, Fast, Impulse,...). I intend to do it either in Java or in C++.

But I was wondering MIDI and audio output on Haiku. What's the current stance of Haiku regarding Java? Will a JVM be ported or is it just not on the to-do list? Maybe even the want-to-do list...

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RE: MIDI is now working
by David on Mon 14th Jun 2010 15:55 in reply to "MIDI is now working"
David Member since:
1997-10-01

I'll make the update.

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