JSyn - modular synthesis API for Java.
JMSL - Java Music Specification Language
PortAudio - cross platform audio I/O API for 'C'

JSyn is an audio synthesis toolbox for Java Programmers. It allows composers, and web developers to build virtual modular synthesizers that can be used in a stand-alone applications, or in web based Java Applets.

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JSyn FilterFun Applet running in Netscape
and the Wire Patch Editor
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Phil Burk, left, of, demonstrates JSyn, JMSL and the WebDrum to James Gosling, vice president and Sun Fellow, of Sun Microsystems, Inc. during Gosling's Keynote address to 10,000 conference attendees plus a webcast audience, Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at Sun Microsystems' JavaOne 2001 Developer Conference in San Francisco.
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(Photo for Sun by Charlotte Fiorito, Mast Photography, Inc., San Francisco) 


    May 2001: Article in NewMusicBox about Nick Didkovsky, a NY composer who uses JSyn extensively.

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