Part 2 - Host a Free WebSocket Server on Heroku. Control TouchDesigner with a Website & Vice Versa using WebSockets For Beginners

Hey! In this beginner series, we'll go over how to use WebSockets to control TouchDesigner with a website in real-time and vice versa. We'll cover step by step how to implement everything from scratch. We'll also cover some programming concepts assuming little to no experience with programming.

In this tutorial, we'll go over how to host your WebSocket server on Heroku. All you need is a free login to and

Link to the WebSocket Server:

The final component that we'll create in TouchDesigner is available for download on my Patreon:

The website shown in the first tutorial is open-sourced and available for free here:!/websocket-td-example. If you make a login you can 'remix' the website and have your own version available for use.

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