Software Development

You can now play this ’80s synthesizer in your browser

Philly musician and developer Steve Goldberg recreated the Roland Juno-106 for Chrome.

106.js by developer and musician Steve Goldberg. (Screenshot)

Ready to make more beats at work?
Steve Goldberg, the musician and software developer behind Resistor, built a Roland Juno-106, an ’80s synthesizer, for your browser.
He built it in Javascript, using the WebAUDIO and WebMIDI APIs, and Marionette.js, a set of tools that add functionality to front end framework Backbone.js (some Philly developers have contributed to Marionette.js and other tools related to Backbone.js).
Goldberg, 30, lives in Fishtown and works at the Jenkintown office of Australian cybersecurity firmĀ Nuix.
Load upĀ TypeDrummer and you could start a whole band with Philly-built music apps.


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