By Casey Reas, Ben Fry
The visible arts are quickly altering as media strikes into the net, cellular units, and structure. whilst designers and artists examine the fundamentals of writing software program, they increase a brand new kind of literacy that permits them to create new media for the current, and to visualize destiny media which are past the capacities of present software program instruments. This ebook introduces this new literacy via instructing desktop programming in the context of the visible arts. It bargains a complete reference and textual content for Processing (www.processing.org), an open-source programming language that may be utilized by scholars, artists, designers, architects, researchers, and a person who desires to application photos, animation, and interactivity. Written through Processing's cofounders, the publication deals a definitive reference for college kids and execs. instructional chapters make up the majority of the publication; complicated specialist tasks from such domain names as animation, functionality, and deploy are mentioned in interviews with their creators.
This moment version has been completely up-to-date. it's the first booklet to provide in-depth insurance of Processing 2.0 and 3.0, and all examples were up-to-date for the hot syntax. each bankruptcy has been revised, and new chapters introduce new how one can paintings with facts and geometry. New "synthesis" chapters supply dialogue and labored examples of such issues as sketching with code, modularity, and algorithms. New interviews were additional that disguise a much wider diversity of tasks. "Extension" chapters are actually provided on-line to allow them to be up-to-date to maintain speed with technological advancements in such fields as desktop imaginative and prescient and electronics.
InterviewsSUE.C, Larry Cuba, Mark Hansen, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Jürg Lehni, LettError, Golan Levin and Zachary Lieberman, Benjamin Maus, Manfred Mohr, Ash Nehru, Josh On, Bob Sabiston, Jennifer Steinkamp, Jared Tarbell, Steph Thirion, Robert Winter