In my teaching career and during my time at SparkFun, I’ve used Processing to make computational thinking approachable, and this book is the culmination of that work. Many of the projects you’ll create here come directly from my experience teaching middle school technology classes. Others come from my experience running workshops for a wide variety of participants, from young children to seasoned web developers. But all of them will teach you something and hopefully inspire you to dig more deeply in to making.


Processing was developed to make it easy for anyone to create interactive art, so by design, it makes programming accessible for the masses. That alone makes Processing a great place to start ...

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