Playing audio files in Firefox

Playing an audio file on a website is a common activity, so it should be easy to set up. It is easy to set up! That said, I spent 3 hours trying to get things right in Firefox when preparing the Accompaniment Machine style demo page. In this article, I’ll go through some of the […]

Where to get keyboard style files

Style files in the format defined by Yamaha are central to the Accompaniment Machine (AMac). Therefore, it’s useful to discuss where to get style files and whether there are any issues of compatibility. The first stop (always at the top of the search page) is the official Yamaha store at I’ve passed by there […]

The Accompaniment Machine operation-sequence tips

During extended testing of the Accompaniment Machine (AMac) Performance window, we have confirmed that the idea of a prepared operation sequence with a single control key is effective. In the process, we have corrected some errors, fine-tuned capabilities and discovered some useful techniques. This article describes some changes we have made and reviews some techniques […]

Organizing your computer activities

An online business involves many redundant activities. For example, you may need to answer sales or technical inquiries, check instruction manuals, set up a download, or you may use standard text inserts in many E mail responses. Each activity involves running a program and finding a file, either on the computer or on the internet. […]