Past Meetup

Processing workshop I: get started

This Meetup is past

62 people went

Price: $5.00 /per person
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Details

Guest Host: Stephen McCready

Pizza and drink will be served.

One sentence intro for this event:

We'll learn how to load data in Processing and see some basic drawing features. That will make us able to draw a wide range of different static graphics.

Speaker Bio:

Gabriel Gianordoli is an information designer from Brazil currently enrolled in the MFA Design & Technology program, at Parsons The New School for Design.
He has been working with information and visual design for the past 6 years, mainly in magazines, using code to visualize data. His aim in visualization is to help people get from nonsense information to meaningful knowledge.
His work has been internationally recognized though 4 awards from the Society of News Design and one from the Society of Publication Designers.

Agenda:

1. Introduction to Processing: language and IDE2. Basic drawing features3. Loading data 4. Displaying data5. Hands-on: each person can come up with ideas to display its data. Instructor will show useful code practices to get them done.

Content:

Processing: Table, 2D primitives, color, calculation.

Reference:

http://processing.org/reference/

Preparation:

You don't need to know programming to take this workshop. We'll cover some coding basics from the beginning. Speaking of technical requirements, download Processing 2.0 and run some examples to make sure it is working in your computer.