Creative Coding, Evolved: Processing Nears 2.0 Release With Hot-Looking Beta 9

There’s a reason for Processing’s popularity. By making code simple, elegant, and direct, and catering directly to the kinds of visual ideas creative people have, the environment has made programming accessible to artists and designers in a way nothing else could. Coding no longer has to be a source of fear, or a bad word. […]

Codify: Elegant, Creative Coding Directly on the iPad – No (Other) Computer Needed

Targeting game designers, educators, and students – but also clearly of interest to anyone who loves creative coding – Codify is a lightweight coding environment that allows you to work directly on the iPad. That is, you don’t have to use the full-blown iOS API, and you don’t have to connect a computer or fire […]

Peter Kirn - October 27, 2011

Coding for Artists: Visual Thinking and Sketching with Kaleido, Processing

Kaleido Demo from Agnes Chang on Vimeo. Part of the beauty of working with code is that it can refine the way you think, challenging you to make design ideas into systems. But what’s often a challenge for beginners – heck, sometimes even for experienced coders – is thinking through the ways in which component […]

Peter Kirn - May 4, 2010

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