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3. Processing

Chapter 3. Processing

Processing was one of the first open source projects that was specifically designed for simplifying the practice of creating interactive graphical applications so that nonprogrammers could easily create artworks. Artists and designers developed Processing as an alternative to similar proprietary tools. It’s completely open source and free to download, use, and modify as you see fit. Casey Reas and Ben Fry started the project at MIT under the tutelage of John Maeda, but a group of developers maintain it by making frequent updates to the core codebase and tools. It’s currently at version 1.5, with tools for creating JavaScript versions of sketches, Android applications, as well as applications for online or for all the ma....


  

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