Processing is a general purpose programming language, based upon Java. It’s intended for use by artists and for education, but has developed powerful features over the last decade. You can find out more about processing here: www.processing.org
The course leader, Chris Ball, has worked extensively with processing and used it to teach, experiment, and create live installations.
To cover a basic introduction to coding using processing. We will be focusing upon program flow and basic visual tasks.
3 hours length.
In this time, we will cover:
-Download and installation of Processing
-Drawing shapes (X and Y positions)
-Translate, rotate and scale
-Writing a function
-Resources for further development:
-how to use and interpret the built-in examples
-brief intro to using libraries
-brief intro to the community
People are to bring their own laptops (no other equipment required). Mac, Windows or Linux – all ok.