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 SendPJ Link actor for Isadora 3 from our Plugins Page The Send PJLink actor allows you to send commands to a projector using the industry stan...
Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 5:19 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
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....
Mon, May 8, 2017 at 9:05 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 This tutorial covers an advanced topic and assumes you are familiar with the Isadora patching environment. Additionally you should have wor...
Fri, May 3, 2019 at 8:45 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
Using Spout FFGL Video Sharing on Windows
by Ryan Webber What is Spout? Spout is a video (texture) sharing framework for Windows. It allows the sharing of video between applications in m...
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 11:07 PM
How to Use a Mobile Phone as a Live Input for Isadora!
Mobile devices are the definitive everyday technology, and many artists are integrating smartphones in their performance and installation works. This tutori...
Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 2:46 PM