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Ben Loftis - Software Development for Pro Audio
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Open Source Libraries (primarily for Linux but all are cross-platfom to some degree)


LibSoundFile - loading and saving sound files in various formats
Secret Rabbit Code - sample rate conversion
TSE3 - MIDI sequencing and editing
LADSPA - A simple plugin architecture
Plugin.org - Some plugins in LADSPA format
JACK - Connects the inputs and outputs of applications
SDL - A good, general library for multimedia development
JUCE - The library used to make Mackie's Tracktion


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Source Code Repositories


musicdsp.org - a repository of DSP algorithms


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User Interface and Usability links


Joel on Software - be sure to read "User Interface Design for Programmers"
Musability.com - A result of Project Bar-B-Q.
The First Rule of Usability - My favorite Jakob Nielson article


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Cool Software


Ardour - Free DAW for Linux
FreeWheeling - A loop-based creative jamming tool


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Cool Hardware


uCApps - DIY MIDI resources
Phidgets - physical interface elements that make nice prototypes


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The Music Biz


"the Problem with Music" - article by Steve Albini about the state of music production
"Downhill Battle" - Think paying for CD's helps musicans? Think again.


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Jobs


AES Job board - a job posting board for AES members
MIDI Job board - an excellent job posting board for music / DSP/ MIDI types


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Organizations and Standards


AES - the Audio Engineering Society
Project Bar-B-Q - A gathering of audio software developers


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Mailing Lists


music-dsp - dedicated to DSP algorithms and other audio things
gmpi - a proposal for a standardized audio plugin API


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Fun Stuff


Petals Around the Rose - an unintelligence test?
Subservient Chicken - The title says it all


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More Bookmarks


My Bookmarks - I must have thought this stuff was interesting at some point


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© 2003-2007 Ben Loftis.
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