Threads for adrian

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    Post the excellent web apps that you know.

    I’ll start with https://www.photopea.com/

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      https://www.soundslice.com/ (music learning/practice/editing via interactive sheet music)

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        Note taking app: https://reflect.app/

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          In the same spirit: https://mecabricks.com/

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          Making a new-and-improved syncpoint editor for Soundslice.

          It’ll be a web-based UI that lets our users specify syncpoints between audio recordings and the associated music notation. Lots of hairy UI stuff to work out. We already have one, but it’s confusing.

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            Putting together a book of my own compositions (short fiddle tunes in the style of eighteenth century Scotland). It’s been very disorienting to be using vim and a compiler (an ASCII format -> postscript) without actually programming, but it’s still enormously satisfying to see the book take form.

            I should be releasing it on Gumroad in a week or two.

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              I run an interactive sheet music site called Soundslice (http://www.soundslice.com/), and we let artists sell notation for their tunes. If you’re interested in using us to sell your stuff, let me know!

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                That’d be awesome! I saw the Soundslice post here a few weeks ago and thought it looked really cool (and impressive programming), but thought it was too guitar-centric. I’m excited to hear you think there’s a place for violinists!

                My email address is my username plus “acdonald@gmail.com”.

                (And nice to see a fellow Chicagoan!)

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              Very cool. The only feedback I have is that it was not obvious that the screenshot at the top of http://www.soundslice.com/ is not a screenshot but is a live demo. My mouse pointer was in the middle of the page and when I scrolled to where the player was under my cursor, the scrolling slowed down which let me know it wasn’t just an image. Maybe some kind of big arrow pointing to the play button that says “click me” or something?

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                Thanks – we’re heard that feedback from another person as well. We’ll try to come up with some more obvious (but not gaudy) affordance there.

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                This is remarkable. I came across your site a while back when you wrote In defense of canvas (recommended reading for others browsing the thread). I still am impressed with the performance of this site.

                I’m curious: is there an underlying framework you use to handle UI controls and events?

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                  Thanks! Nope, we are using zero underlying frameworks for UI or JavaScript. Even jQuery is too slow for our purposes. Everything is our own. :-)

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                  Just launched a project I’ve been working on for six months, the new Soundslice sheet music player: http://www.soundslice.com/v2/auld-lang-syne/

                  It renders sheet music and guitar tabs client-side, and it syncs the notation with an audio recording. Plus it’s responsive (try resizing your browser window) and tweak-able in various ways. See my demo video for more.

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                    Beautifully done!