[chuck-users] FLOSS Manual update

Scott Hewitt witt0191 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 15:51:31 EDT 2019


Hi,

I added a bit a last time and would be willing to do so again.

my user name is  witt0191

It would be good to have a list of un documented stuff as crazy as that
sounds!

Scott

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On Sun, 7 Apr 2019 at 15:52, mario buoninfante <mario.buoninfante at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Scott,
>
>
> That's my second round of updating the FLOSS manual. At the moment I've
> been adding some missing info (class methods mainly) and also some basic
> synthesis tutorials that can be useful to get familiar with ChucK.
>
> But now I think a more structured approach is required. I think it's time
> to do some proper formatting, to better present the info already in there
> (ie the way class methods are listed varies from chapter to chapter, an
> updated 'Installation' section is needed - there are still pictures of Win
> XP!, and so on).
>
> If you want, I would suggest you to join me on flossmanuals.net, so that
> you can get the rights to edit the book.
>
> Once you've got access, let's have a chat here on the mailing list, so
> that everybody is up to date, and get organized about what to do next.
>
> Let me know if you have any question.
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mario
>
>
> On 07/04/2019 15:25, Scott Smallwood wrote:
>
> Mario,
>
> I agree.  Case and point:  where is info about HID on the princeton site?
> Not there!  (except examples).  I think it might be in the PDF, but not the
> web doc - at least not anywhere I’ve been able to find.
>
> I’m teaching a class with chuck next year, so this resource will be much
> needed…  I’m happy to help out in any way I can…
>
> PS:  If the FLOSS manual is meant to be the all-in-one resource, I wonder
> about including the Chunity stuff??
>
> —ss
>
> [ - ]  Scott Smallwood <http://www.scott-smallwood.com> - Associate
> Professor - University of Alberta  [ - ]
>
> On Apr 7, 2019, at 4:37 AM, mario buoninfante <mario.buoninfante at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I just added 2 chapters (and updated an existing one), to the ChucK FLOSS
> manual (https://en.flossmanuals.net/chuck
> <https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fen.flossmanuals.net%2Fchuck%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR2B-M1MzHPF47tY3F35IL0vf_mNftflXgXhMZ6-Z2r96C8xA7o80ch-veg&h=AT0sIBlGxQUXB0tBfseuLvvdbZQH0gOKWMfULe4FC-OuTeDk7PPu6X219G9uaodxNlvKDuOhmHikkP1ZffTirAP4pgfK_Hu1gejrJQXXkjJKhhNFSI7abUGulljL_JGXDpz-Bd1UQiXOHpg>
> ).
>
>    - Array Object Functions
>    - String Object Functions
>    - Other Objects Reference (added FileIO and SeriaIO)
>
> There's still 'some' work to do to make the FLOSS manual really
> comprehensive, but we'll eventually get there
> Next step would probably be a bit of text formatting. Especially in the
> various 'reference' sections, there are too many 'styles'.
> Just a quick note about the FLOSS manual and ChucK documentation in
> general.
> What I always found difficult (especially at the begin of my adventure
> with ChucK), was the fact the the documentation wasn't centralized. There
> are plenty of places on the internet where you can find bits and bops, but
> none is really comprehensive (some are outdated, some just incomplete, and
> so on).
> I believe ChucK is now mature enough and needs a fully comprehensive (and
> official) documentation. The FLOSS manual could help with that (my personal
> opinion, open for discussions :) ).
> Wouldn't be easier if there was THE place where all the documentation is?
> Looking forward to hearing from you.
> In the meanwhile, give me a shout if you wanna help with the FLOSS manual,
> there's still plenty to do :P
>
> Cheers,
> Mario
>
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