JavaScript for Sound Artists: Learn to Code with the Web Audio API

1st Edition

William Turner, Steve Leonard

Published January 17, 2017
Reference - 233 Pages - 70 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781138961531 - CAT# Y207323

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Learn how to program JavaScript while creating interactive audio applications with JavaScript for Sound Artists: Learn to Code With the Web Audio API! William Turner and Steve Leonard showcase the basics of JavaScript language programing so that readers can learn how to build browser based audio applications, such as music synthesizers and drum machines. The companion website offers further opportunity for growth. Web Audio API instruction includes oscillators, audio file loading and playback, basic audio manipulation, panning and time. This book encompasses all of the basic features of JavaScript with aspects of the Web Audio API to heighten the capability of any browser.


Key Features

  • Uses the readers existing knowledge of audio technology to facilitate learning how to program using JavaScript. The teaching will be done through a series of annotated examples and explanations.
  • Downloadable code examples and links to additional reference material included on the books companion website.
  • This book makes learning programming more approachable to nonprofessional programmers
  • The context of teaching JavaScript for the creative audio community in this manner does not exist anywhere else in the market and uses example-based teaching
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