Phoenix.pm: Playing MIDI with Perl on Windows
scott at illogics.org
Mon Aug 11 15:33:26 CDT 2003
Hrm, well, the MIDI port is just a serial port, really. I guess
this would help if you were using Linux/BSD/etc and could opt
not to use the higher levels of the protocol stack provided
by the OS in favor of your own.
On 0, Doug Miles <doug.miles at bpxinternet.com> wrote:
> Hey all!
> I'm looking for a solution to play MIDI files from Perl on Windows. I'm
> already aware of Win32API::MIDI on CPAN, but it requires Visual C++ to
> compile, and I don't have that available. There are other MIDI modules
> on CPAN, but they appear to be concerned with generating/reading/munging
> MIDI. I was wondering if there is a way to do it using Win32::OLE. I'm
> woefully (or blissfully) ignorant of the Windows API, so any ideas are
> appreciated. Thanks!
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