The distribution includes a fairly comprehensive (280+ pages) language manual
in texinfo format, which can be read with the
help command in the
interpreter. The following information is available online:
Various papers and slides:
- Read the Q language manual (HTML, PDF).
- The HTML documentation is also available as one
big page, and as a gzipped tarball.
- Documentation for Rob Hubbard's rational number and polynomial libraries is
available in PDF format: rational.pdf, polynomial.pdf.
- Q in
a Nutshell is a tutorial introduction to Q. Start here if you want to
quickly get an idea of what this Q is all about.
- The q-lang
wiki can now be found at sf.net. Some initial content is already
there. Please drop me an email with your sf.net id if you want to edit the
- There is an introductory paper on Q-Midi which includes a brief overview
of Q's main features (PDF).
- My paper for the 3rd Linux Audio
Conference (LAC 2005), and the
- Joint paper with Yann Orlarey and Stefan
Kersten for the 4th Linux Audio Conference (LAC 2006), accompanying slides, and a big tarball (11.4 MB) with paper, slides and my demo
programs, including a preview of a yet unreleased Q+Faust+SuperCollider synth
engine which I plan to add to Q-Synth soon.
A newer version of the same paper
for the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2006) is also available, as well as
the accompanying slides. The
examples presented at ICMC are available in the Multimedia Examples section.