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Instant Audio Processing with Web Audio

By : Chris Khoo, Chris Keat Khoo
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Instant Audio Processing with Web Audio

By: Chris Khoo, Chris Keat Khoo

Overview of this book

Web Audio is an upcoming industry standard for web audio processing. Using the API, developers today can develop web games and applications with real-time audio effects to rival their desktop counterparts. Instant Audio Processing with Web Audio is your hands-on guide to the Web Audio API. Using clear, step-by-step exercises, this book explores the API and how to apply it to produce real-time audio effects such as audio stitching, audio ducking, and audio equalization. This book is an in-depth study of the Web Audio API. Through a series of practical, step-by-step exercises, this book will guide you through the basics of playing audio all the way to the task of building a 5-band audio equalizer. Along the way, we'll learn how to utilize Web Audio's scripting functionality to build real-time audio effects such as audio stitching and ducking. Then, we'll use this knowledge to build a basic audio layer step-by-step which can be used in our web applications/games. With its in-depth coverage of the Web Audio API and its practical advice on various audio implementation scenarios, Instant Audio Processing with Web Audio How-to is your ultimate guide to Web Audio.
Table of Contents (7 chapters)

About the Reviewer

Alex Libby's background is in IT support—he has been involved in supporting end users for the last 15 years in a variety of different environments, and currently works as a Technical Analyst, supporting a medium-sized SharePoint estate for an international distributor based in the UK. Although Alex gets to play with different technologies in his day job, his true love has always been the Open Source movement, and in particular, experimenting with jQuery, CSS3, and HTML5. To date, Alex has written several books for Packt, including ones on HTML5 technologies and others on jQuery tools. In his free time, Alex enjoys helping out at the local amateur theatre. He also enjoys cycling and photography.