Data visualization with Processing, Part 1, An introduction to the language and environment

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M. Jones

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: November 30, 2010

Building graphical applications and applications that present complex data can be difficult. Although many graphical libraries exist, they cater to advanced users or present non-trivial APIs. The Processing language and environment solves this problem by creating a portable environment and language for graphical presentation. Processing makes it simple to build applications that present static data, dynamic data (such as animations), or interactive data. This first article in the series explores building applications for visualization — in particular, simulations for life sciences.

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