Creating a host from SuperCollider
How to use SuperCollider
Code in SuperCollider is executed by putting the cursor on the line, or selecting a block of text, and pressing:
- On OSX: [Enter] (this is the one next to the spacebar or on the numpad), or Cmd-[Return], or Shift-[Return], or Cmd-C.
- On Linux: [C-c C-c] (in Emacs/scel), F5 (in scvim), or Ctrl-E (in gedit/sced).
- On Windows: Ctrl-[Enter]
Preparing the host computer
Before you try to create a host in SuperCollider, you have to make sure that the user running the software can create a file on the computer that other computers can access via http. How to do this is described in the helpfile “[SW_Apache_setup]“, to view this helpfile, execute the following code in SuperCollider:
You can also check out this site if you are on OSX.
Starting the DataNetwork in SuperCollider
Now in order to create a host within SuperCollider, you execute this code:
// create a network:
x = SWDataNetwork.new;
// create the host:
To create a graphical user interface for the DataNetwork execute:
Now you can start connecting clients to the host.