Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
In this chapter:
– The flow of a computer program
– The meaning behind setup() and draw()
– Mouse interaction
– Your first dynamic Processing sketch
– Handling events, such as mouse clicks and key presses
3-1 Go with the flow
If you have ever played a computer game, interacted with a digital art installation, or watched a screensaver at three in the morning, you have probably given very little thought to the fact that the software that runs these experiences happens over a period of time. The game starts, you find the secret treasure hidden in magical rainbow land, defeat the ...
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