“Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.”
|--Popular Mechanics, 1949|
“Take me to your leader.”
In this chapter:
Downloading and installing Processing.
A Processing “sketchbook.”
The Processing reference.
The “Play” button.
Your first sketch.
Publishing your sketch to the web.
Now that we conquered the world of primitive shapes and RGB color, we are ready to implement this knowledge in a real world programming scenario. Happily for us, the environment we are going to use is Processing, free and open source software developed by Ben Fry and Casey Reas at the MIT Media Lab in 2001. (See this book’s introduction for more about Processing’s history.) ...