Processing: Creative Coding and Computational Art / Edition 1

Processing: Creative Coding and Computational Art / Edition 1

by Ira Greenberg, I. Greenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 159059617X

ISBN-13: 9781590596173

Pub. Date: 02/25/2008

Publisher: Apress

If you're interested in creating cutting-edge code-based art and animations, you've come to the right place! Processing (available at www.processing.org) is a revolutionary open source programming language and environment designed to bridge the gap between programming and art, allowing non-programmers to learn programming fundamentals as easily as possible, and

Overview

If you're interested in creating cutting-edge code-based art and animations, you've come to the right place! Processing (available at www.processing.org) is a revolutionary open source programming language and environment designed to bridge the gap between programming and art, allowing non-programmers to learn programming fundamentals as easily as possible, and empowering anyone to produce beautiful creations using math patterns. With the software freely available, Processing provides an accessible alternative to using Flash for creative coding and computational art--both on and off the Web.

This book is written especially for artists, designers, and other creative professionals and students exploring code art, graphics programming, and computational aesthetics. The book provides a solid and comprehensive foundation in programming, including object-oriented principles, and introduces you to the easy-to-grasp Processing language, so no previous coding experience is necessary. The book then goes through using Processing to code lines, curves, shapes, and motion, continuing to the point where you'll have mastered Processing and can really start to unleash your creativity with realistic physics, interactivity, and 3D! In the final chapter, you'll even learn how to extend your Processing skills by working directly with the powerful Java programming languagethe language Processing itself is built with.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590596173
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
02/25/2008
Edition description:
1st 2008 Corr. printing 2008
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.07(d)

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