with Scott Murray

Creative Coding: An Introduction to Processing

Creative Coding: An Introduction to Processing is an introductory-level workshop that explores the creative potential behind Processing, a free and revolutionary programming environment that enables users to create interactive, dynamic, computer-based tools, projects, and art. Over one weekend, participants will explore creative programming in a project-based, collaborative learning environment. They will cover Processing-specific syntax, as well general programming concepts. Creative Coding is intended for absolute beginners. No prior programming experience is necessary, although students with prior programming experience are still welcome to attend.

Processing is a programming language and environment built for the media arts and design communities. It is created to teach fundamentals of computer programming within a visual context and to serve as a software sketchbook. It is used by students, artists, designers, architects, and researchers for learning, prototyping, and production.

LEach meeting will consist of a lecture and lab, with an emphasis on hands on programming

Scott Murray

I write software that generates images and interactive experiences. I’m interested in data visualization, generative art, and designed experiences that encourage people to slow down and reflect. I am an Assistant Professor of Design atUSF, a contributor to Processing, and the author of Interactive Data Visualization for the Web. I studied at MassArt’s Dynamic Media Institute (M.F.A. 2010) and Vassar College (A.B. 2001).