June 22, 2008 4:39 PM   Subscribe

screamyGuy: Random Acts of Programming [created using Processing]
posted by brundlefly (8 comments total) 44 users marked this as a favorite
Awesome. I've just started delving into Processing. I have discovered two things: 1) Processing is cool, and 2) my video card is for shit.
posted by fleetmouse at 5:04 PM on June 22, 2008

This should have more comments because it is really good.
posted by Optimus Chyme at 9:01 PM on June 22, 2008

I think that's because most of us non-programmers can only say "that's neat."
posted by metaldark at 9:09 PM on June 22, 2008

I don't think I've ever seen a FPP with a higher favorite/comment ratio than this one.
posted by JHarris at 10:15 PM on June 22, 2008

This is very nice - I've seen a few processing examples before, but I didn't realise it was quite as versatile as this.

John Resig, the guy who wrote the jQuery library (the javascript library behind a lot of cool effects like lightbox-style image popups, although not the original Lightbox JS itself) has also ported Processing to javascript, which is amazing.
posted by kothar at 5:20 AM on June 23, 2008

This post needs more controversy.
posted by metaldark at 12:19 PM on June 23, 2008

I think that's because most of us non-programmers can only say "that's neat."

Processing is designed for artfarts and other non programmers. How well it succeeds at that I cannot say. The problem with programming environments for non programmers is that they were inevitably created by programmers. Then again a programming environment designed by non programmers would probably look like Homer Simpson's car design.

I have looked at a couple of the books available to learn processing and here is what I have found.

This book is better for butter eaters who have programming experience.

This book is better for circumcised cats who have not.

Also, Jesus was a woman.
posted by fleetmouse at 7:34 AM on June 24, 2008 [3 favorites]

Mission accomplished on multiple counts!
posted by metaldark at 1:57 PM on June 29, 2008

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