Creative Coding and Data Visualization with P5. Js

Drawing on the Web with JavaScript

Author: Scott Murray

Publisher: O'Reilly Media

ISBN: 9781491951903

Category: Computers

Page: 300

View: 574

Good news for artists, designers, educators, and beginners with no programming experience: with the p5.js JavaScript library and this hands-on guide, you'll use a sketchpad approach learn the fundamentals of computer programming and data visualization right in your own web browser. p5 is the native JavaScript alternative to Processing, the language and environment that helps non-programmers learn how to program with the aid of visual feedback. While Processing provides its own sketchpad environment, p5 and its full set of drawing tools enable you to sketch in the browser. Author Scott Murray provides the first in-depth book on p5 to cover all of the exciting possibilities of using Processing-like code on the Web. You'll learn how to: Make your project run in full-screen mode for maximum visual effect Reach beyond the canvas and interact with other elements on the page Exchange information between p5 and JavaScript proper Load data into a sketch (CSVs, JSON, web APIs) Express data visually, mapping data values to visual properties Take advantage of native browser input elements (such as buttons and dropdown menus) to control interactive visualizations

Processing

Creative Coding and Computational Art

Author: Ira Greenberg

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781430203100

Category: Computers

Page: 810

View: 1379

First Processing book on the market Processing is a nascent technology rapidly increasing in popularity Links with the creators of Processing will help sell the book

Interactive Data Visualization for the Web

An Introduction to Designing with

Author: Scott Murray

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491921323

Category: Computers

Page: 474

View: 6769

Create and publish your own interactive data visualization projects on the web—even if you have little or no experience with data visualization or web development. It’s inspiring and fun with this friendly, accessible, and practical hands-on introduction. This fully updated and expanded second edition takes you through the fundamental concepts and methods of D3, the most powerful JavaScript library for expressing data visually in a web browser. Ideal for designers with no coding experience, reporters exploring data journalism, and anyone who wants to visualize and share data, this step-by-step guide will also help you expand your web programming skills by teaching you the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SVG. Learn D3 4.x—the latest D3 version—with downloadable code and over 140 examples Create bar charts, scatter plots, pie charts, stacked bar charts, and force-directed graphs Use smooth, animated transitions to show changes in your data Introduce interactivity to help users explore your data Create custom geographic maps with panning, zooming, labels, and tooltips Walk through the creation of a complete visualization project, from start to finish Explore inspiring case studies with nine accomplished designers talking about their D3-based projects

Learn JavaScript with p5.js

Coding for Visual Learners

Author: Engin Arslan

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 148423426X

Category: Computers

Page: 217

View: 8749

Learn coding from scratch in a highly engaging and visual manner using the vastly popular JavaScript with the programming library p5.js. The skills you will acquire from this book are highly transferable to a myriad of industries and can be used towards building web applications, programmable robots, or generative art. You'll gain the proper context so that you can build a strong foundation for programming. This book won’t hinder your momentum with irrelevant technical or theoretical points. The aim is to build a strong, but not overly excessive knowledge to get you up and running with coding. If you want to program creative visuals and bring that skill set to a field of your your choice, then Learn JavaScript with p5.js is the book for you. What You'll Learn Code from scratch and create computer graphics with JavaScript and the p5.js library Gain the necessary skills to move into your own creative projects Create graphics and interactive experiences using Processing Program using JavaScript and p5.js and secondarily in creating visuals Who This Book is For Artists or a visual designers. Also, those who want to learn the fundamentals of programming through visual examples.

Getting Started with P5.js

Making Interactive Graphics in JavaScript and Processing

Author: Lauren McCarthy,Casey Reas,Ben Fry

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1457186756

Category: COMPUTERS

Page: 246

View: 9740

With p5.js, you can think of your entire Web browser as your canvas for sketching with code! Learn programming the fun way--by sketching with interactive computer graphics! Getting Started with p5.js contains techniques that can be applied to creating games, animations, and interfaces. p5.js is a new interpretation of Processing written in JavaScript that makes it easy to interact with HTML5 objects, including text, input, video, webcam, and sound. Like its older sibling Processing, p5.js makes coding accessible for artists, designers, educators, and beginners. Written by the lead p5.js developer and the founders of Processing, this book provides an introduction to the creative possibilities of today's Web, using JavaScript and HTML. With Getting Started with p5.js, you'll: Quickly learn programming basics, from variables to objects Understand the fundamentals of computer graphics Create interactive graphics with easy-to-follow projects Learn to apply data visualization techniques Capture and manipulate webcam audio and video feeds in the browser

Processing

Creative Coding and Generative Art in Processing 2

Author: Ira Greenberg,Dianna Xu,Deepak Kumar

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430244658

Category: Computers

Page: 472

View: 4890

Processing: Creative Coding and Generative Art in Processing 2 is a fun and creative approach to learning programming. Using the easy to learn Processing programming language, you will quickly learn how to draw with code, and from there move to animating in 2D and 3D. These basics will then open up a whole world of graphics and computer entertainment. If you’ve been curious about coding, but the thought of it also makes you nervous, this book is for you; if you consider yourself a creative person, maybe worried programming is too non-creative, this book is also for you; if you want to learn about the latest Processing 2.0 language release and also start making beautiful code art, this book is also definitely for you. You will learn how to develop interactive simulations, create beautiful visualizations, and even code image-manipulation applications. All this is taught using hands-on creative coding projects. Processing 2.0 is the latest release of the open-source Processing language, and includes exciting new features, such as OpenGL 2 support for enhanced 3D graphics performance. Processing: Creative Coding and Generative Art in Processing 2 is designed for independent learning and also as a primary text for an introductory computing class. Based on research funded by the National Science Foundation, this book brings together some of the most engaging and successful approaches from the digital arts and computer science classrooms. Teaches you how to program using a fun and creative approach. Covers the latest release of the Processing 2.0 language. Presents a research based approach to learning computing.

Processing

A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists

Author: Casey Reas,Ben Fry

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 026202828X

Category: Art

Page: 672

View: 2990

The visual arts are rapidly changing as media moves into the web, mobile devices, and architecture. When designers and artists learn the basics of writing software, they develop a new form of literacy that enables them to create new media for the present, and to imagine future media that are beyond the capacities of current software tools. This book introduces this new literacy by teaching computer programming within the context of the visual arts. It offers a comprehensive reference and text for Processing (www.processing.org), an open-source programming language that can be used by students, artists, designers, architects, researchers, and anyone who wants to program images, animation, and interactivity. Written by Processing's cofounders, the book offers a definitive reference for students and professionals. Tutorial chapters make up the bulk of the book; advanced professional projects from such domains as animation, performance, and installation are discussed in interviews with their creators.This second edition has been thoroughly updated. It is the first book to offer in-depth coverage of Processing 2.0 and 3.0, and all examples have been updated for the new syntax. Every chapter has been revised, and new chapters introduce new ways to work with data and geometry. New "synthesis" chapters offer discussion and worked examples of such topics as sketching with code, modularity, and algorithms. New interviews have been added that cover a wider range of projects. "Extension" chapters are now offered online so they can be updated to keep pace with technological developments in such fields as computer vision and electronics.InterviewsSUE.C, Larry Cuba, Mark Hansen, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Jürg Lehni, LettError, Golan Levin and Zachary Lieberman, Benjamin Maus, Manfred Mohr, Ash Nehru, Josh On, Bob Sabiston, Jennifer Steinkamp, Jared Tarbell, Steph Thirion, Robert Winter

Getting Started with Processing

Author: Casey Reas,Ben Fry

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449394221

Category: Computers

Page: 210

View: 8944

Learn computer programming the easy way with Processing, a simple language that lets you use code to create drawings, animation, and interactive graphics. Programming courses usually start with theory, but this book lets you jump right into creative and fun projects. It's ideal for anyone who wants to learn basic programming, and serves as a simple introduction to graphics for people with some programming skills. Written by the founders of Processing, this book takes you through the learning process one step at a time to help you grasp core programming concepts. You'll learn how to sketch with code -- creating a program with one a line of code, observing the result, and then adding to it. Join the thousands of hobbyists, students, and professionals who have discovered this free and educational community platform. Quickly learn programming basics, from variables to objects Understand the fundamentals of computer graphics Get acquainted with the Processing software development environment Create interactive graphics with easy-to-follow projects Use the Arduino open source prototyping platform to control your Processing graphics

Generative Design

Visualize, Program, and Create with JavaScript in p5.js

Author: Benedikt Gross,Hartmut Bohnacker,Julia Laub,Claudius Lazzeroni

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781616897581

Category: Art

Page: N.A

View: 8478

Generative design, once known only to insiders as a revolutionary method of creating artwork, models, and animations with programmed algorithms, has in recent years become a popular tool for designers. By using simple languages such as JavaScript in p5.js, artists and makers can create everything from interactive typography and textiles to 3D-printed furniture to complex and elegant infographics. This updated volume gives a jump-start on coding strategies, with step-by-step tutorials for creating visual experiments that explore the possibilities of color, form, typography, and images. Generative Design includes a gallery of all-new artwork from a range of international designers—fine art projects as well as commercial ones for Nike, Monotype, Dolby Laboratories, the musician Bjork, and others.

The Nature of Code

Author: Daniel Shiffman

Publisher: Nature of Code

ISBN: 9780985930806

Category: Computer programming

Page: 498

View: 996

How can we capture the unpredictable evolutionary and emergent properties of nature in software? How can understanding the mathematical principles behind our physical world help us to create digital worlds? This book focuses on a range of programming strategies and techniques behind computer simulations of natural systems, from elementary concepts in mathematics and physics to more advanced algorithms that enable sophisticated visual results. Readers will progress from building a basic physics engine to creating intelligent moving objects and complex systems, setting the foundation for further experiments in generative design. Subjects covered include forces, trigonometry, fractals, cellular automata, self-organization, and genetic algorithms. The book's examples are written in Processing, an open-source language and development environment built on top of the Java programming language. On the book's website (http: //www.natureofcode.com), the examples run in the browser via Processing's JavaScript mode.

Data Visualization with JavaScript

Author: Stephen A. Thomas

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593276052

Category: Computers

Page: 365

View: 2860

You've got data to communicate. But what kind of visualization do you choose, how do you build it, and how do you ensure that it's up to the demands of the Web? In Data Visualization with JavaScript, you'll learn how to use JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to build the most practical visualizations for your data. Step-by-step examples walk you through creating, integrating, and debugging different types of visualizations and will have you building basic visualizations, like bar, line, and scatter graphs, in no time. Then you'll move on to more advanced topics, including how to: Create tree maps, heat maps, network graphs, word clouds, and timelines Map geographic data, and build sparklines and composite charts Add interactivity and retrieve data with AJAX Manage data in the browser and build data-driven web applications Harness the power of the Flotr2, Flot, Chronoline.js, D3.js, Underscore.js, and Backbone.js libraries If you already know your way around building a web page but aren't quite sure how to build a good visualization, Data Visualization with JavaScript will help you get your feet wet without throwing you into the deep end. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to creating simple, powerful data visualizations.

Jumpstarting the Arduino 101

Author: Yining Shi,Sagar Mohite

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1680453882

Category:

Page: 50

View: 5948

Get up and running quickly with the new Jumpstarting ebook series from Make:. The Arduino 101 is a low-power board that includes not only Bluetooth LE capabilities but an on-board 6-axis accelerometer/gyroscope for exciting real-world-connected projects.

User-Centered Design

A Developer's Guide to Building User-Friendly Applications

Author: Travis Lowdermilk

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449359809

Category: Computers

Page: 135

View: 6544

Looks at the application design process, describing how to create user-friendly applications.

Mastering openFrameworks: Creative Coding Demystified

Author: Denis Perevalov

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 184951805X

Category: Computers

Page: 364

View: 775

This book gives clear and effective instructions, stuffed with practical examples, to build your own fun, stunning and highly-interactive openFrameworks applications. Each chapter is focused differently and has a new theme to it,This book targets visual artists, designers, programmers and those interested in creative coding by getting started with openFrameworks. This book will help you understand the capabilities of openFrameworks to help you create visually stunning and fully interactive applications. You should have a basic knowledge of object oriented programming, such as C++, Java, Python, ActionScript 3, etc.

Processing 2

Creative Programming Cookbook

Author: Jan Vantomme

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781849517959

Category: Computers

Page: 306

View: 7537

Over 100 highly-effective recipes to help unleash your creativity with interactive art, graphics, computer vision, 3D, and more

Learning Processing

A Beginner's Guide to Programming Images, Animation, and Interaction

Author: Daniel Shiffman

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0123947928

Category: Computers

Page: 564

View: 9070

Learning Processing, Second Edition, is a friendly start-up guide to Processing, a free, open-source alternative to expensive software and daunting programming languages. Requiring no previous experience, this book is for the true programming beginner. It teaches the basic building blocks of programming needed to create cutting-edge graphics applications including interactive art, live video processing, and data visualization. Step-by-step examples, thorough explanations, hands-on exercises, and sample code, supports your learning curve. A unique lab-style manual, the book gives graphic and web designers, artists, and illustrators of all stripes a jumpstart on working with the Processing programming environment by providing instruction on the basic principles of the language, followed by careful explanations of select advanced techniques. The book has been developed with a supportive learning experience at its core. From algorithms and data mining to rendering and debugging, it teaches object-oriented programming from the ground up within the fascinating context of interactive visual media. This book is ideal for graphic designers and visual artists without programming background who want to learn programming. It will also appeal to students taking college and graduate courses in interactive media or visual computing, and for self-study. A friendly start-up guide to Processing, a free, open-source alternative to expensive software and daunting programming languages No previous experience required—this book is for the true programming beginner! Step-by-step examples, thorough explanations, hands-on exercises, and sample code supports your learning curve

What Algorithms Want

Imagination in the Age of Computing

Author: Ed Finn

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262035928

Category: Computers

Page: 257

View: 2157

The gap between theoretical ideas and messy reality, as seen in Neal Stephenson, Adam Smith, and Star Trek. We depend on—we believe in—algorithms to help us get a ride, choose which book to buy, execute a mathematical proof. It's as if we think of code as a magic spell, an incantation to reveal what we need to know and even what we want. Humans have always believed that certain invocations—the marriage vow, the shaman's curse—do not merely describe the world but make it. Computation casts a cultural shadow that is shaped by this long tradition of magical thinking. In this book, Ed Finn considers how the algorithm—in practical terms, “a method for solving a problem”—has its roots not only in mathematical logic but also in cybernetics, philosophy, and magical thinking. Finn argues that the algorithm deploys concepts from the idealized space of computation in a messy reality, with unpredictable and sometimes fascinating results. Drawing on sources that range from Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash to Diderot's Encyclopédie, from Adam Smith to the Star Trek computer, Finn explores the gap between theoretical ideas and pragmatic instructions. He examines the development of intelligent assistants like Siri, the rise of algorithmic aesthetics at Netflix, Ian Bogost's satiric Facebook game Cow Clicker, and the revolutionary economics of Bitcoin. He describes Google's goal of anticipating our questions, Uber's cartoon maps and black box accounting, and what Facebook tells us about programmable value, among other things. If we want to understand the gap between abstraction and messy reality, Finn argues, we need to build a model of “algorithmic reading” and scholarship that attends to process, spearheading a new experimental humanities.

Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture

Author: Casey Reas,Chandler McWilliams

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568989372

Category: Design

Page: 176

View: 6270

The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of artists whose primary medium is software. Algorithmic processes, harnessed through the medium of computer code, allow artists to generate increasingly complex visual forms that they otherwise might not have been able to imagine, let alone delineate. The newest volume in our Design Brief series Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture is a non-technical introduction to the history, theory, and practice of software in the arts. Organized into themes linked to aspects of code—repetition, transformation,parameters, visualization, and simulation—each of the book's sections contains an essay, code samples, and numerous illustrations. An accompanying website (www.formandcode.com) features code samples in various programming languages for the examples in the book. An ideal introductory text for digital design and media arts courses, this unique primer will also appeal to students and professionals looking for a survey of this exciting new area of artistic production.

Processing for Android

Create Mobile, Sensor-Aware, and VR Applications Using Processing

Author: Andrés Colubri

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484227190

Category: Computers

Page: 381

View: 1200

Learn how to use the Processing programming language and environment to create Android applications with ease. This book covers the basics of the Processing language, allowing users to effectively program interactive graphics in 2D and 3D. It also details the application of these techniques to different types of Android devices (smartphones, tablets, wearables and smartwatches). Processing for Android walks you through the steps of taking an initial idea to a final app. With this book, you will be able to write engaging apps with interactive visuals driven by motion and location information obtained from the device’s sensors; including health data from the wearer, like step count and heart rate. An advantage of Processing for Android over more complex programming environments is the ability for users to focus on the interactions and visual output of their code rather than in the implementation details of the Android platform. This book goes through a comprehensive series of hand-on projects, ranging from simple sketches to more complex projects involving sensors and integration with larger apps. It also covers important aspects such as exporting your Processing projects as signed apps are ready to upload to the Google Play store and be share with the world! What You'll Learn Write apps and live wallpapers for smartphones and tablets Design and implement interactive watch faces Create Virtual Reality experiences for Cardboard devices Integrate Processing sketches into larger apps and Android Studio Export projects as completed apps ready to distribute through Google Play Store Who This Book Is For Artists, designers, students, researchers, and hobbyists who are not necessarily Android experts, but are looking to write mobile apps that make creative use of interactive graphics, sensor data, and virtual reality.