Max 5.0.8 SDK

Sep 21, 2009 at 7:04pm

Max 5.0.8 SDK

A new version of the Max SDK is now available @


Sep 21, 2009 at 7:18pm

great, thanks a lot…

Sep 21, 2009 at 8:15pm

Are there any major improvements or changes in this version
of the SDK?

Sep 22, 2009 at 9:50am



Sep 22, 2009 at 12:15pm

Apart from the general updates, fixes, more thorough documentation of functions, etc. here are some highlights:

- PDF format documentation included
- Search entry in the HTML documentation (only searches data types, however)
- fix for symlink flattening in Mac Framework distribution
- added information about creating icons for ui objects
- new appendix to the SDK listing messages to objects and their prototypes
- added ext_quickmap.h
- new ‘windowwatcher’ project to demonstrate how to attach to patcherview to find out about window resizing and scrollbar movement
- new ‘collect’ project demonstrates use of the C++ STL in an external
- new ‘dspstress~’ project uses up the amount of CPU you tell it to use to create a high-processor-load testing environment


Sep 24, 2009 at 12:56am

HUUUGE thanks for the updated SDK documentation – been working with the 5.0.6 SDK for a while and the 5.0.8 SDK seems to contain all the info in one document. “Manual-esque” layout in PDF format and more code examples are really helpful. Much Appreciated, s. lexus.


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