Tutorial – Sequencing Clips with Follow Actions

One of the powerful but hidden delights of GENER8 is a sequencing method which can quickly produce small Clip sequences in a live situation: Follow Actions So, here’s a short tutorial to help you master it. Some salient points to remember: Each Clip can have its own ‘Follow Action‘. A Clip’s ‘Follow Action‘ will occur a set number of beats after that Clip has been triggered. There are a number of different types of ‘Follow Actions‘ which can be applied: Increment, Random, Othe...
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TIMECODE Protocols

I have now finalised the Timecode protocol for the GENER8 modules. If you are developing your own module(s) and wish to access this data, here’s a brief explanation of how it works. I have tried to ‘future-proof’ the Timecode, giving it a full spectrum of possible data types. And although I have made changes to it with this last release of GENER8 (0.52), I promise not to meddle with it further (at least not too much). The Timecode data is output from the GENER8 Launchpad module, and is ava...
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Making Modules Compatible with GENER8

With the inclusion of GENER8 in your projects, the standard form of Layer Contextual modules becomes a little less relevant, as we start to change video at the GENER8 Clip level. I have written GENER8 with this in mind, and it is a fairly simple process to produce an update of your own Layer Contextual modules which include a sensitivity to the GENER8 Clip changes produced by The GENER8 Launchpad module. All that is required is a small script which to be included in the Periodical Script, ...
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