North West Ruby User Group

Introduction to Pure Data

Thursday 17th February 6:00pm at The BBC

A first look at Pure Data, the graphic programming language, geared towards digital art with real-time results.

This talk will be optionally interactive. If you want to join in then please bring along a laptop with Pure Data installed.

The talk will include:

  • A first look at the data-flow diagram method of programming (programming without writing code!).
  • Some objects to make Pure Data work for you.
  • A room full of improvising computers!
  • How to make your own musical instrument in half an hour!
  • Ways to find out more about Pure Data.

The schedule

  • 6:00pm :: Welcome & Pre-session bar visit.
  • 6:30pm :: Introduction to Pure Data with Andrew Faraday.
  • 8:00pm :: Off to the bar across the road.

The location

The BBC New Broadcasting House, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M1 5QA.

About NWRUG events

Our events are free and open to anyone with an interest in Ruby, regardless of experience level. There is no need to register, just show up on the day! We want to keep NWRUG as welcoming and inclusive as possible so we ask that all attendies follow our Code of conduct. If you have any questions, get in touch.