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Creative Coding using Processing

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Partisan

19 Cheetham Hill Road

Manchester

M4 4FY

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Processing is a general purpose programming language, based upon Java. It's intended for use by artists and for education, but has developed powerful features over the last decade. You can find out more about processing here:
www.processing.org
The course leader, Chris Ball, has worked extensively with processing and used it to teach, experiment, and create live installations.

Aims:
To cover a basic introduction to coding using processing. We will be focusing upon program flow and basic visual tasks.

3 hours length.
In this time, we will cover:
-Download and installation of Processing
-Drawing shapes (X and Y positions)
-Drawing images
-Background
-Translate, rotate and scale
-Writing a function
-Resources for further development:
-how to use and interpret the built-in examples
-language reference
-brief intro to using libraries
-brief intro to the community


People are to bring their own laptops (no other equipment required). Mac, Windows or Linux - all ok.

About the venue:

Partisan is a space for independent, community led, DIY and cultural based projects in Manchester.
As a co-operative, Partisan is democratically owned and managed by the people who work in and use the space.

This workshop is free, but the venue has costs to cover - so please consider becoming a member of Partisan or donating. You can set up a direct debit for £1 to £4 per month or donate here: partisancollective.net/membership/

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