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openFrameworks Essentials by Denis Perevalov, Igor Tatarnikov

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Chapter 7. Distributed and Physical Computing with Networking and Arduino

Until now, we have created a single openFrameworks project that works on a single computer. In this chapter, we will investigate how to create a distributed project consisting of several programs working together and communicating with each other via networking. Also, we will consider how to use an Arduino board to get data from various electronic inputs, such as potentiometers. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Networking in openFrameworks
  • Receiving and sending OSC data in openFrameworks
  • Creating OSC sender for a mobile device using the TouchOSC app
  • Creating OSC senders in Python and Max/MSP
  • Receiving data from an Arduino board

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