Development/Tutorials/Phonon/Introduction

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These tutorials are now under construction, please be patient. In order to make the revision process clear, I introduce a confident index, "0" means nobody except me has reviewed the text. I please the reviewers to increment the counter to prove the validity of the tutorials.

If you are a Phonon developer and you realize errors, you're missing some details or a whole chapter. Please feel free to complete the followings. You can contact me on #phonon on the irc.freenode.org to give me any feedback, usually I'm using the nickname "lucas" or other variants.


Introduction

Confident Index =0

The following is based on the documentation available here Phonon API.

By getting involved with Phonon, you can choose between three different main tasks.

  • Using the Phonon API, which allows you to develop your own multimedia application. In fact any application which needs sound can take benefits from the phonon API. In the tutorials showing the API we will learn how to set up the development environment with kdevelop 3.4.
  • Hacking the Phonon library, (try to develop more this topic).
  • Writing Phonon backend, this consists in writing interfaces that allows Phonon to use different sound/video engine. This usually requires good skills and knowledge of the engine you interface with.

Beginners will probably be more interested by the first task.


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