Tutorials - Scripting, Sensors and Interfacing

These advanced tutorials are your guide using Isadora with computer sensing equipment, third party applications, and even computer code.

Using the Send PJLink Actor
Download the Send PJLink actor for Isadora 3 from our Plugins Page The Send PJLink actor allows you to send commands to a projector using the industry-stan...
Thu, Jul 2, 2020 at 12:14 PM
Controlling LED Strips via ArtNet
There's no two ways of saying it, ArtNet is complex – especially when you're attempting to use it for one of the most common purposes, to transfer...
Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 2:23 PM
GLSL Shader Actor Tutorial
GLSL Shader Tutorial for Artists and Designers This tutorial will introduce you to OpenGL Shader Language (GLSL) programs and how to make use of them withi...
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 8:19 PM
Triggering Cues in Isadora from QLab
Using OSC (Open Sound Control) messages, you can easily trigger cues in Isadora from QLab. Just follow the instructions below. Setup the QLab Settings: C...
Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 9:22 PM
Using TouchOSC with Isadora
(Click here to jump to a discussion of this Knowledge Base article in the TroikaTronix Forum.) Hexler’s TouchOSC is a powerful “virtual control surfa...
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 10:57 PM
Getting started with Javascript
by Ryan Webber Why Use Javascript? Javascript in Isadora is a powerful method of processing data, based on the V8 javascript engine created by Google. It...
Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 11:18 PM
How To Load External Data with Javascript
by Ryan Webber The purpose of this tutorial is to demonstrate how an external file can be loaded into Isadora using the Javascript actor so that Isadora...
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 12:26 AM
Grouping, Ungrouping and Passing JSON Values With Javascript
by Ryan Webber [IMPORTANT NOTE: since this article was written, we've created two actors dedicated to parsing and creating JSON; please visit the kn...
Tue, Jul 7, 2020 at 8:46 AM
Using the JSON Parser and JSON Bundler Actors
The JSON Parser and JSON Bundler actors allow you to parse or create data structures in the JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) format, which is often used on...
Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 3:09 PM
Using the Wii Remote with Isadora (Mac OS X)
(Click here to jump to a discussion of this Knowledge Base article in the TroikaTronix Forum.) The Nintendo Wii Remote is a wireless sensory device tha...
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM