Intro to Processing

Instructor: Chandler McWilliams
Email: cbm@brysonian.com
Schedule:
Saturdays February 14 & 21, 2009 // noon to 4pm
Mondays February 16 & 23, 2009 // 7pm to 10pm

Course Description: Processing is a programming language and environment built for the media arts and design communities. It is created to teach fundamentals of computer programming within a visual context and to serve as a software sketchbook. It is used by students, artists, designers, architects, and researchers for learning, prototyping, and production. More information on Processing can be found at www.processing.org.

Non-members : $250





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Members : $225

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What you’ll need:
computer (laptops are nice). Windows or OSX.

Lab: Each meeting will consist of a lecture and lab, with an emphasis on hands on programming

Lesson 1: Introduction

The Processing Environment
Drawing to the Screen
Variables
Arithmetic
Conditional Statements

Lesson 2: Interactivity I

Mouse and Keyboard Input
Control Blocks (for, while, etc.)
Arrays

Lesson 3: Interactivity II

Event-driven Programs
Image Processing (Accessing the Pixel Buffer)
Arrays and Objects

Lesson 4: Advanced Topics

Objects
Text
Sound
Loading Files
Timers