As I created many amSynth presets for standalone usage, I needed to convert them to a different standard as I wanted to use them within the LV2 plugin version of amSynth. I converted the first presets by hand, which was a painstaking experience. As I had many more to go, I wondered whether I could automate this process. With trial and error, I created a script. It uses a template, copies it, and replaces the values from the given preset.Continue reading “Converting amSynthPreset to LV2 standards”
Saving webcam images from a website to do kiln logging, using a bash script on your Mac (or other UNIX based systems).
My wife is an artist and uses several large kilns in her studio. As the studio is not next to our house, she needed to get over to the studio every time she wanted to check the status and or temperature of the firing program of the kilns. So to spend less time and energy on traveling back and forth, I got my wife a webcam and programmed it to send photos of the digital kiln controller to her website. So now she has a kilncam 🙂Continue reading “Saving webcam images from a website?!”