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Windows XP end of support: What to do next

It’s incredible that an article can be written about what options are available when XP is dead and buried, with not a single mention of other operating systems, but that is exactly what is happening in much of the mainstream press. I’m not suggesting that the likes of computerweekly are getting backhanders from Microsoft, but … Continue reading Windows XP end of support: What to do next

Are Nyquist Plug-ins slow? (Compiled vs Interpreted languages)

It is a common misconception that Audacity’s Nyquist plug-ins must be slow because they are written in an interpreted programming Language. Nyquist is an interpreted language, meaning that it runs directly from the code rather than being compiled first, but the inner loops of many DSP functions are pre-compiled in highly optimised compiled C code. … Continue reading Are Nyquist Plug-ins slow? (Compiled vs Interpreted languages)