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doodab
9th June 2011, 10:28
It's a geeetar and you can actually strum it.

Les Paul's birthday, apparently.

Spacecadet
9th June 2011, 10:31
you can play it with your keyboard as well :)

fullyautomatix
9th June 2011, 10:33
Link ?

Spacecadet
9th June 2011, 10:33
Link ?

google is your friend :rolleyes:

TimberWolf
9th June 2011, 10:35
I don't get sound in Firefox, but do in Internet Explorer

AtW
9th June 2011, 10:37
I don't get sound in Firefox, but do in Internet Explorer

And I get Opera in my browser!

:igmc:

NickFitz
9th June 2011, 12:30
you can play it with your keyboard as well :)

Keyboard mapping at Hacker News (http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2635913); you can also encode tunes: Google (http://www.google.com/webhp?hl=en&tune=jAARAgbEBIGagY4FCB20AAnAtOAMxzkAoQOTMM5BJyXQk EeI8xASAA**) :music:

Cliphead
9th June 2011, 13:01
I'll have the real thing thanks.

http://cdn2.iofferphoto.com/img/item/151/939/717/g_PWk8xo9pkCPtS6M.jpg

Bunk
9th June 2011, 13:37
I'll have the real thing thanks.

http://cdn2.iofferphoto.com/img/item/151/939/717/g_PWk8xo9pkCPtS6M.jpg

Mine's almost the real thing :frown

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2747/5814633319_5ee2d544c8_m.jpg (http://flic.kr/p/9RPvUB)

mudskipper
9th June 2011, 13:41
Keyboard mapping at Hacker News (http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2635913); you can also encode tunes: Google (http://www.google.com/webhp?hl=en&tune=jAARAgbEBIGagY4FCB20AAnAtOAMxzkAoQOTMM5BJyXQk EeI8xASAA**) :music:

Doesn't work for me - FF3 or IE9. Shame - it gave me a good idea for a geocache...

Also, get pretty coloured strings in FF, but not IE.

Bunk
9th June 2011, 13:45
Doesn't work for me - FF3 or IE9. Shame - it gave me a good idea for a geocache...

Also, get pretty coloured strings in FF, but not IE.

Apparently the encoded tunes in the url only work in the US. Can't be bothered using a proxy to test it, but they don't work for me either in the UK.

Cliphead
9th June 2011, 13:46
Apparently the encoded tunes in the url only work in the US. Can't be bothered using a proxy to test it, but they don't work for me either in the UK.

Works for me in FF.

Zippy
9th June 2011, 13:50
Works for me in FF.

Which version of FF?

mudskipper
9th June 2011, 14:00
Actually, I'm FF4 not 3 - forgot I got a new PC. :emb

Cliphead
9th June 2011, 14:02
Which version of FF?

3.6 and 4.1

Bunk
9th June 2011, 14:12
3.6 and 4.1

:tantrum:

They don't work for me. There's also supposed to be a record button beside the logo but all I get is a little keyboard button. I've tried all my browsers, even the Chrome Canary build :(

Zippy
9th June 2011, 14:13
:tantrum:

They don't work for me. There's also supposed to be a record button beside the logo but all I get is a little keyboard button. I've tried all my browsers, even the Chrome Canary build :(

WBS

NickFitz
9th June 2011, 17:42
It uses the HTML5 <canvas> tag (at least for the strings), so it's not going to work in any browser that doesn't support that. This means IE less than 9 won't get them.

It also uses Flash for audio, which means although the visuals work on my copy of Safari, the Flash blocker prevented the sound from working until I whitelisted google.co.uk.

thunderlizard
9th June 2011, 18:16
I've been waiting to get home and twang that all day. Currently on first full week at a new client - the kind where they don't expect you to make boinging noises.

d000hg
9th June 2011, 19:57
It uses the HTML5 <canvas> tag (at least for the strings), so it's not going to work in any browser that doesn't support that. This means IE less than 9 won't get them.

It also uses Flash for audio, which means although the visuals work on my copy of Safari, the Flash blocker prevented the sound from working until I whitelisted google.co.uk.Sums up Google's confused lack of web strategy nicely. Perhaps pragmatic is a nicer term than dithering.