Try ChucK programming language

ChucK => Strongly-timed, On-the-fly Music Programming Language

Music

Motivation

I tryed ChucK many years ago to generate music with prime numbers. It is a programming language actively developed at Princeton University, and yes, I like it a lot. I tryed SuperCollider and other stuff, but ChucK has a cute syntax and a lot of compelling features.

How to install on Ubuntu

To install it on Windows is almost straighforward, cause there an executeable you can download. On Ubuntu you need to…

Use the Force, Luke

First, download libsndfile dependency, then do as usual something like

tar xf libsndfile-1.0.28.tar.gz
cd libsndfile-1.0.28
./configure
sudo make
sudo make install

Before building ChucK from sources, install the following requirements

sudo apt-get install bison flex libasound2-dev

Then do something like the following

tar xf chuck-1.4.0.0.tgz
cd chuck-1.4.0.0/src
sudo make linux-alsa
sudo make install