FlowDesigner 0.9.0 review

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FlowDesigner is a free (GPL/LGPL) data flow oriented development environment

License: LGPL (GNU Lesser General Public License)
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Developer: Dominic Letourneau
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FlowDesigner is a free (GPL/LGPL) data flow oriented development environment. It can be used to build complex applications by combining small, reusable building blocks. In some ways, it is similar to both Simulink and LabView, but is hardly a clone of either.

FlowDesigner features a RAD GUI with a visual debugger. Although FlowDesigner can be used as a rapid prototyping tool, it can still be used for building real-time applications such as audio effects processing. Since FlowDesigner is not really an interpreted language, it can be quite fast.

It is written in C++ and features a plugin mechanism that allows plugins/toolboxes to be easiliy added.

Here are some key features of "FlowDesigner":
Signal processing
Audio processing (DSP)
Vector quantization
Neural network
Fuzzy logic
Real-time audio effect processing (pre-alpha)
Linear algebra using LAPACK (pre-alpha)
Octave plug-in (pre-alpha)

Standard GNOME-2 dependencies

What's New in This Release:
Added code in the FD namespace.
Minor autoconf scripts changes.
Resizeable node copy now works properly.
Make sure static variables are properly initialized for gcc 4.x.
Minor templates fixes.
Cygwin port (starting, need help!)

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