Learn Python Visually
An accessible, visual, and creative approach to teaching Python programming using the software literacy-focused Processing development environment. Readers learn the foundations of programming as they write code that produces creative, intriguing, and aesthetically-pleasing results. An accessible, visual, and creative approach to teaching Python programming using the Processing development environment. Readers learn the theoretical and technical workings of computer programming as they write code that produces intriguing and aesthetically-pleasing results. Based on a decade's worth of lecturing experience, the author covers what works best for those looking to learn programming fundamentals in a visual context. These skills provide an entry point into the world of code art, making video games, web development, and other creative technologies. Among the topics covered in the book, readers will learn how computers manage color, how to draw and animate with code, how to add randomness to programs, some data visualization techniques, and handling mouse and keyboard interaction.
Tristan Bunn kicked off his web design career back in the days of PlayStation 1, grunge music, and dial-up modems. Since then, he's worked on a diverse range of digital projects for varied clients. He's currently involved in lecturing, research, and work that blends code, interaction, interface design, and creativity. Bunn has years of experience teaching coding for art, games, web, and other creative technologies.