It seems like many years ago that I completed my first Processing tutorial as part of Hour of Code. The quirky and fun video series featuring a very enthusiastic Daniel Shiffman is available via the Tutorials area of the Processing website, which links to a special subdomain: hello.processing.org.
Having an IB artist in the house has brought me back to Processing again and last night she and I did several of the tutorials together to start her introduction to this “flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning how to code within the context of the visual arts.” Together completed a handful of the starter tutorials and enjoyed the easy success of this Java-based coding environment.
Today I worked out a few more tutorials, then found myself at OpenProcessing.org, a great web-based sketchbook for Processing work. I made a free account there and forked a couple of the showcase projects, including this one by wataboo_shi:
If you are feeling creative and want to get your geek on, give Processing and OpenProcessing a try today!