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Extramuros: Making Music in a Browser-Based, Language-Neutral Collaborative Live Coding Environment

Ogborn, David; Tsabary, Eldad; Jarvis, Ian; Cárdenas, Alexandra; McLean, Alex

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  "publisher": "ICSRiM, University of Leeds", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.19349", 
  "ISBN": "9780853163404", 
  "container_title": "Proceedings of the First International Conference on Live Coding", 
  "title": "Extramuros: Making Music in a Browser-Based, Language-Neutral Collaborative Live Coding Environment", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
  "abstract": "<p>The extramuros so\ue039ware was developed to explore live coding and network music, bringing live coding musicians to- gether around shared text buffers. Originally developed to support a globally distributed live coding ensemble, the extramuros so\ue039ware has found additional application in projecting laptop orchestra performances to remote sites, in zero-installation workshop and performance se\ue03cings, and in facilitating the efficient display of code by an ensemble. As the so\ue039ware works by connecting shared text buffers to audio programming languages through specific network connections augmented by pipes, it is a language-neutral approach. This paper describes the overall architecture of the extramuros system, relating that architecture to perennial network music concerns for bandwidth, security, and syn- chronization. Examples of early use in workshops, rehearsals and performances by laptop orchestras and other small telematic ensembles are discussed, leading to a concluding discussion of directions for future work.</p>", 
  "author": [
      "family": "Ogborn, David"
      "family": "Tsabary, Eldad"
      "family": "Jarvis, Ian"
      "family": "C\u00e1rdenas, Alexandra"
      "family": "McLean, Alex"
  "id": "19349", 
  "event-place": "Leeds, UK", 
  "publisher_place": "Leeds, UK", 
  "type": "paper-conference", 
  "event": "First International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC2015)", 
  "page": "163-169"
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