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- Subject: Re: Article (in german) about Lua in Ardour 5.0
- From: Robin Gareus <robin@...>
- Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:59:13 +0200
On 08/15/2016 12:14 PM, Paul Merrell wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 12:23 AM, Marc Balmer <email@example.com> wrote:
>> For those that understand german, an article mentioning Lua in Ardour:
> Thanks, Marc. I didn't get far with the German but did look at
> Ardour's scripting documentation. The API is not so user-friendly for
> lay users, in my opinion, because the documentation is so thin. But it
> comes with a huge number of example scripts, so maybe not so difficult
> in that light.
True, then again a DAW in general also has a very steep learning curve
with terse documentation.
For the case at hand it goes back to missing doxygen do in the C++ code
which is extracted for the Lua API reference. As you will know, writing
doc is a slow process, but we'll get there in the end.
On the upside, within 24h of the release scripts already started to show
up in the wild on audio-related forums and we are hopeful the momentum
Mid-term we'll need a website to index and curate scripts. If someone
here could share experiences with other projects that do that, that'd be
> I've added Ardous to the queue for the Where Lua Is Used page.
Thanks for doing that.