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Getting Started with Processing

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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 ...more
ebook, 210 pages
Published June 14th 2010 by Maker Media, Inc
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Dgg32
Jul 17, 2011 Dgg32 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Easy to read, nice introduction to a very versatile programming language. But if I want to put Processing further into good use, I should read some about its application in that. I know O'Reilly has a book "Visualizing Data", written by Fry, so it can be served as a in-depth exploration of Processing.
Alfi Yusrina
My lectures at school suggest this book for learning Processing. I read some parts of it, and I read this already couple times. If you are new at programming, maybe this book suite you.
Ravi Sinha
Jun 15, 2014 Ravi Sinha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Processing is an amazing language. Powerful abstractions make it easy to draw interactive graphics with only a handful of lines of code. I used to think it only supports a Java-like syntax, but the Processing editor seems to indicate that I can add a JavaScript or Python 'mode' as well (not tested). The book itself is very neat, and eases you into working knowledge of Processing through small albeit concrete code examples. A pleasure to work through, and you should be able to finish the book in ...more
John Terning
Quick and easy introduction to a surprisingly powerful language.
José
Jan 07, 2015 José rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Una introducción simple pero entretenida a Processing y básica en programación. Se realizo tomando como ejemplo Getting Started with Arduino, se compone de teoría con ejemplos prácticos, que por jugar principalmente con la generación de gráficos e interacción humano-programa hace muy llevadero el aprendizaje.
John Orman
Processing is a simple computer programming language that lets one use code to create drawings, animation, and interactive graphics.

This book is easy to study, and lets you jump right in to create some fun projects useful in learning computer graphics.

The Arduino open source prototyping platform is used to develop the codes. I used that to quickly write a simple program that generated a small image. So this all works!
Solomon Foster
May 08, 2013 Solomon Foster rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nice introduction to the drawing tools in Processing and its fundamental language constructs. Very, very little about creating user interfaces in Processing, which was what I was hoping to get from it.
Ulina
Dec 04, 2014 Ulina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book covered all the basics for learning to use Processing. I couldn't find anything wrong with the book so it gets all 5 stars.
Rebekah Monson
Good intro and examples, but I wanted more information almost immediately. The higher-level work is entirely missing.
Fabrizio Bianchi
Really good introduction not only to Processing, but to programming in general.
Should be used in schools.
Harshini Nawarathna
May 16, 2011 Harshini Nawarathna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Good book for the beginners to start programming in processing
Simon
May 11, 2011 Simon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Easy to read and understand. Lots of good example code.
Joe
Jan 23, 2011 Joe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
excellent introduction, well paced with clear examples.
Mykola
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