John Hobbs

7 articles

The Java Sound MIDI API

"Java application programmers can now bring almost 20 years of development work into the Java environment and use it to create very rich musical...

Introduction to the Java Sound API

Since it's release more than four years ago, Java has had a major weakness — the support of sound. Java supported only...

Customizing Multimedia with a SMIL

While many people are familiar with XML as a means of abstracting data from i

RealText and RealPix

RealNetworks' has recently released the beta test version of its new G2 Player and Server system. G2 stands for Generation 2, and...

Working with SMIL

The Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) is a recommendation from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) intended to allow the easy implementation...

The Synchronized Multimedia Interface Language

On June 15, 1998, the World Wide Web Consortium (WC3) released the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language Specification 1.0, or SMIL, as a recommendat

Sound on the Internet

The conventional wisdom among IT professionals is that audio is a toy, for entertainment purposes only. To date, the best use of audio...

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