Chapter 11. Extend

This book focuses on using Processing for interactive graphics, because that’s the core of what Processing does. However, the software can do much more and is often part of projects that move beyond a single computer screen. For example, Processing has been used to control machines, export images for high-definition films, and export models for 3D printing.

Over the last decade, Processing has been used to make music videos for Radiohead and R.E.M., to make illustrations for publications such as Nature and the New York Times, to output sculptures for gallery exhibitions, to control a 120×12-foot video wall, to knit sweaters, and much more. Processing has this flexibility because of its system of libraries.

A Processing library ...

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