[chuck] Langage syntax

Philip Davidson philipd at alumni.princeton.edu
Tue Oct 5 10:03:00 EDT 2004

Please post your questions / problem code here or to the wiki - We can 
at what problems exist ( either in language or in documentation ) to
make these issues clearer for all involved.

We do have a serious documentation revision planned once the current 
cycle lets up, at the moment we are just keeping things in sync with 
language features.

On Oct 5, 2004, at 9:41 AM, Mikael Johansson wrote:

> On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Philip Davidson wrote:
>> Laurent,
>> We maintain the ChucK Documentation at
>> http://chuck.cs.princeton.edu/doc.  The Tutorial and 'Programmer's
>> Guide'
>> should have what you are looking for.  On the "ugen" page, clicking on
>>   an instrument name will take you to a more extensive description.
>> This documentation most accurately reflects the current state of the
>> language.
>> Be aware that Chuck is in a development phase, many features will 
>> arise
>> in the coming weeks.
>> As a general rule, 'freq' arguments take an argument in Hz.  Amplitude
>> is
>> general expressed as a linear multiplier ( 0.0 - 1.0 ).  There are
>> functions in
>> the standard library to convert rms, db, pow, etc.
> This would haev been nice to see in the documentation as well -- I've 
> been
> on and off in more or less the same quandary as Laurent seems to be, 
> not
> quite understanding the exact syntax, not quite grasping why my code 
> won't
> run when the example code will, not quite seeing what can be done with 
> the
> various tools available...
> For the emacs mode, I dug out reserved words from the yacc definitions 
> in
> the source tarball; but I'd much rather not need to really read all of 
> the
> code before I understand what a good choice for different thingumajigs
> would be.
> Enough whining for now. =P
> -- 
> Mikael Johansson                  To see the world in a grain of sand
> mikael at johanssons.org              And heaven in a wild flower
> http://www.mikael.johanssons.org  To hold infinity in the palm of your 
> hand
> http://blog.mikael.johanssons.org   And eternity for an hour
> _______________________________________________
> chuck mailing list
> chuck at lists.cs.princeton.edu
> https://lists.cs.princeton.edu/mailman/listinfo/chuck

More information about the chuck mailing list