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openFrameworks Essentials by Denis Perevalov, Igor Tatarnikov

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Networking in openFrameworks

openFrameworks' networking capabilities are implemented in two core addons: ofxNetwork and ofxOsc.

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To use an addon in your project, you need to include it in the new project when creating a project using Project Generator (see Chapter 2, Creating Your First openFrameworks Project), or by including the addon's headers and libraries into the existing project manually. If you need to use only one particular addon, you can use an existing addon's example as a sketch for your project.

We have already included the ofxOsc addon in our VideoSynth project while creating it in Chapter 2, Creating Your First openFrameworks Project.

The ofxNetwork addon

The ofxNetwork addon contains classes for sending and receiving data using ...

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