source: public_html/testimonials.shtml @ 12745

Last change on this file since 12745 was 12745, checked in by ehuelsmann, 12 years ago

Replace an undated testimonial with a dated one.

Note: We should probably work toward more dated testimonials,

just for the credibility of them.

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27<div style="float:left;width:80ex;margin-top:1cm">
28
29<h1>Testimonials</h1>
30
31<dl>
32<dt>David Kirkman (Astronomer at University of California, San Diego)
33  - June 7, 2010</dt>
34<dd>
35"I've been using ABCL to help position the Keck telescope on targets
36that are too faint to see with the slit guider.  I used code I
37created in 1994 - in Lisp - for the exact calculations and combined it
38with Java libraries for getting images in and displaying things. The
39Lisp code ran unmodified. And what's more: I can run it all on my
40Windows laptop!<br /> <br />
41The original project went so well that I stared to do new work in Lisp again."
42</dd>
43
44<dt>Brad Garton (Columbia University Computer Music Center)
45</dt>
46<dd>
47"I used ABCL (older, v. 0.0.10) as the interpreter
48underlying an object for a music/media graphical programming
49environment called <a href="http://www.cycling74.com/products/max5">Max/MSP</a>.
50ABCL allowed me to embed an entire LISP interpreter inside the
51Max/MSP package, and it has worked extremely well.  Max/MSP
52is designed primarily for real-time/interactive applications,
53used a lot by computer music academics, DJs/VJs, bizarro jazz
54performers, audio plugin developers, etc.  With the embedded
55abcl object, I am able to schedule LISP functions and work
56interactively with complex processes -- <b>the abcl interpreter
57has been rock-solid!</b> <br />
58<br />
59The source for the object is here (scroll down to the bottom of
60the page):<br />
61<br />
62       <a style="align:center" href="http://music.columbia.edu/~brad/maxlispj/">http://music.columbia.edu/~brad/maxlispj/</a><br />
63<br />
64And I also used it extensively in a large application built with
65Max/MSP... it's an interactive 'book' where the generative music
66follows what a reader is reading and creates an appropriate sound
67setting for the text:<br />
68<br />
69       <a style="align:center" href="http://music.columbia.edu/~brad/BookOfDreams/">http://music.columbia.edu/~brad/BookOfDreams/</a><br />
70<br />
71The music performance model underlying the shawm-like melodies
72is all coded using abcl.<br />
73<br />
74So to all of you who have contributed (and still contribute!) to
75the development of this terrific package, a big THANK YOU!!!"
76</dt>
77
78<dt>Alessio Stalla
79</dt>
80<dd>I'm currently integrating ABCL in a small, unreleased open source
81project. It's a sort of graphical object browser for Java (but its GUI
82sucks badly for now...). It can be run locally or as a client-server
83application. I'm adding scripting support so you can access some
84functionality from Lisp (or in principle any other Java Scripting API
85compatible script engine, though I'm focusing on ABCL).
86</dd>
87
88<dt>Hunter Monroe
89</dt>
90<dd>"Maxima algebraic computation software compiles with ABCL. The test suite
91runs fairly quickly on Windows XP and, after work by Robert Dodier, 86
92percent of the test suite is passed successfully, although some individual
93tests crash the suite. If you want to compile Maxima with ABCL lisp, check
94out the Maxima source code and following the instructions in INSTALL.lisp."
95</dd>
96
97<dt>Ted Kosan
98</dt>
99<dd>I am in the process of integrating ABCL with <a href="http://mathrider.org">MathRider</a> in preparation for when Maxima is able to run on it.
100</dd>
101
102
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