opened up the world of programming to artists, designers, educators, and
beginners. This short book gently introduces the core concepts of computer
programming and working with Processing. Written by the co-founders of the
Processing project, Reas and Fry, Getting Started with Processing shows you how
easy it is to make software and systems with interactive graphics. If you're an
artist looking to develop interactive graphics programs or a programmer on your
way to becoming an artist, this book will take you where you want to go.
Updated with new material on graphics manipulation, data, and for the latest
version of Processing.
Casey Reas is a
professor in the Department of Design Media Arts at UCLA and a graduate of the
MIT Media Laboratory. Reas' software has been featured in numerous solo and
group exhibitions at museums and galleries in the United States, Europe, and
Asia. With Ben Fry, he co-founded Processing in 2001. He is the co-author ofProcessing:
A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists (2007)
and Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture (2010). His
work is archived
Ben Fry has a doctorate
from the MIT Media Laboratory and was the 2006-2007 Nierenberg Chair of Design
for the Carnegie Mellon School of Design. He worked with Casey Reas to develop
Processing, which won a Golden Nica from the Prix Ars Electronica in 2005.
Ben's work has received a New Media Fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation,
and been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, Ars Electronica, the 2002 Whitney
Biennial, and the 2003 Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.