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Nutcracker: Tutorial Tonight, Nov 1

Discussion in 'xLights (Nutcracker)' started by smeighan, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. smeighan

    smeighan Dedicated Elf

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    Agenda:
    Will discuss changes to Nutcracker over the last week.
    Will go over the list of current bugs and an estimate of when they will be fixed
    We will discuss how to use single strand effects for any shape rgb device. I will use the spider and spider web as an example
    Discuss where i am at on fixing the spirals effects





    See you tonight on BigBlue Button conference.


    On Thurs, Nov 1st , follow these steps:
    http://abcholidays.serveblog.net/
    select cracker in the "Join a meeting"


    enter your name, no password is needed


    i will open conference at 6:45pm MST, tutorial will start 7:00pm MST


    we will also be using http://joinme.com so that you can see my full resolution screen.
    I will give out the 9 digit code when we start.


    This will be recorded and be available 1-2 hours after the close of the session.






    Previous tutorials
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/sep27.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/oct4.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/oct11.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/animated_gifs.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/oct18.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/oct25.mp4
     
  2. socaljimh

    socaljimh New Elf

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    Anybody else having problems using Sean's link to the video conference?

    I keep getting "404- not found"
     
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    Me too
     
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    it's down... smeighan is looking for the guy, but doesn't look good.
     
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    it's been cancelled for tonight
     
  6. fasteddy

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    I wonder if your issues are caused by the aftermath of hurricane Sandy and if the ABC server is down because of that
     
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    smeighan

    smeighan Dedicated Elf

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    for anyone who might want to chat, i have started BBB since it is now back up.


    I will record what we say for those who might not be able to attend.
     
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    smeighan

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    Tonight's tutorial was on how to create single strand effects for odd shaped targets. I discussed how I created effects for the 400' of spider web and the 8' spider my sons built for Halloween.
    Tutorial goes through
    1) make a 16 segment single strand target
    2) create effects for the 16 segments
    3) use audacity to mark phrases
    4) create a song using the audacity labels file
    5) create a project using the song and the target
    6) running project
    7) loading finished song into Vixen






    Tutorial is located here.
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/nov1.mp4


    Here is you tube of the spider and spiderweb
    Nutcracker Effects on Spider Web




    Previous tutorials
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/sep27.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/oct4.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/oct11.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/animated_gifs.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/oct18.mp4
    http://meighan.net/nutcracker/tutorials/oct25.mp4
     
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    sorry the server was down (Linux clock problem) but if it has problems ever agen please call me sean, i was out Halloween shopping so i diffident know about it until i got home :(
     
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    smeighan

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    Bobby;


    no big deal. i appreciate that you provide the servers, the time, the setup and support. This is like the 10th time i have given a tutorial, always up before.


    thanks for you making these possible.


    sean
     

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