When Music Blocks first launches, it loads a small program that plays three notes. Try changing the notes, their duration, their pitch, the sequence. Refer our Quick Start Guide.
Music Blocks, a fork of Turtle Blocks, is a Free/Libre Software collaboration among numerous contributors. The core ideas behind Music Blocks were developed by Walter Bender and Devin Ulibarri. Learn more about contributors from here.
Download the source code from GitHub and extract it to a folder in your local machine. Run the index.html file in your browser.
No, Music Blocks does not support Internet Explorer (IE). We do not intend to redevelop Music Blocks to work with IE.
There are many ways to contribute: you can create a MB project to share, create some music, write or improve the documentation, report bugs, fix bugs, request new features, or contribute code.
The open list of issues -- bugs and feature requests -- can be found here.
To contribute code, please first fork a copy of Music Blocks GitHub repository. Please follow the guidelines for contributions found here.
There is no specific forum for Music Blocks, but you can raise your questions related to Music Blocks in Sugar Labs IRC channels and also in Sugar Labs email lists. The developers of Music Blocks are frequently on the #sugar IRC channel.
You can Click on the ‘Save Project’ option in Auxiliary toolbar and then you will see the option to ‘Upload to Planet’ in the appearing pop-up. You can add your project to the Planet and share with the other users.
No, you do not need to know coding to play Music Blocks. You can learn coding basics by making music with Music Blocks and reading others' code.
No. You can learn more about music with Music Blocks. If you have no experience with music whatsoever, it may be helpful to read code that others have created. It is also helpful to try examples in the 'Play with Music Blocks' and 'Examples with Music Blocks' sections in this user manual.
Yes, please refer the 'Play with Music Blocks' and 'Examples with Music Blocks' sections in this user manual.
Yes, You can save your projects in different ways - as a SVG, as a PNG, as a TB, also save the music sheet, save block artwork. And you can upload and save to Planet on Music Blocks too.
You can, but not direct from Music Blocks itself. Once you upload your project to planet, you can get a sharable link so you can publish that link in your social medias.