openFrameworks: Better Tools, Enhanced Creativity, Better Projects: YES. Artists can make tools at the same time they make artwork.
To learn all about this, delve into the video. It highlights interviews with creative people who are using openFrameworks, including their innovative work.
made with openFrameworks from openFrameworks on Vimeo.
If you are working with openFrameworks, or thinking about it, let me know.
This looks like a great tool to use for projects I'm creating for my new HP TouchSmart....
.....and my multi-touch thought experiments ; }
I learned about openFrameworks from Seth Sandler, aka "cerupcat", a member of NUI-group who was chosen to participate in Google's Summer of Code. He's posted about his progress on his AudioTouch blog.
Here is a screenshot of Seth's tracking application, still under development, is the result of porting touchlib, the main tracker used by NUI-Group members, to openFrameworks: