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[sharing] evaluate/store peaks and their frequency

Jan 29 2011 | 12:31 pm

"My First Share", or something

As the average Max user, I find this utility of mine invaluable, particularly when assessing sensor data. It reports data peaks and the time between those peaks.


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Jan 30 2011 | 8:10 pm

Hi Brendan,

I made a couple of changes to your patch. Hope you don’t mind. I eliminated the if statements in your subpatch… I have been taught that they are evil and I generally stay away from them ;)
I also got rid of the sprintf object. sprintf creates a new entry into the symbol table each time it is used. If you are running the patch for a while (albeit a long while), you will fill up the table… again, I was taught to stay away from it unless absolutely necessary or there is a small amount of strings to be created. so I just store the numbers and then connect it up to a jit.cellblock for a quick readout…

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Jan 30 2011 | 9:04 pm

Nice one MIB – I should be well aware that both [if] and [sprintf] can be ‘clunky’, or at least improved upon using other objects/processes (I’ve been lurking here long enough!), so thanks for the heads-up, and for taking the time to chip away at my relative noob-osity….lessness.


ps "hope you don’t mind"…..the raison d’etre for posting/sharing is to seek improvements, so thanks again; the use of jit.cellblock blew me away!

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