Ben Fry received his doctorate from the Aesthetics + Computation Group at the MIT Media Laboratory and was the 2006-2007 Nierenberg Chair of Design for the Carnegie Mellon School of Design. He worked with Casey Reas to develop Processing, which won a Golden Nica from the Prix Ars Electronica in 2005. Ben's work has received a New Media Fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation, and been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, Ars Electronica, the 2002 Whitney Biennial and the 2003 Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.
Processing captured my attention a few months back. I'm a UXer / wannabe artist who is new to programming, and I was immediately smitten with the visual art and data visualizations... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kenneth Spry
This book was not quite as instructional as I had hoped, but if you're willing to give it the time to read from cover to cover, it's quite informative for learning not only how to... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sean Schaefer
the title should be
"Sample Programs to Display Data using the Processing Language"
There are not lots of visual examples. Read more
I haven't had time to read the book straight through, but flipping through the pages I have already bookmarked a few things to improve my data visualizations.Published 12 months ago by Lyndie C.
This is one of the author/developers of Processing. It's a terrific book. It gives you all the basic sample code and lays out various methods that you can build on. Read morePublished 16 months ago by G. Hovagimyan
This product is excellent and will buy more. I love the quality of the product and it is exactly what I wanted. Everyone should buy this it is worth the money Love itPublished 17 months ago by Francine S
Visualizing data takes more than just drawing them and there is more to drawing than Excel.
Fry covers the entire process of visualizing data. Read more
IF you are using the Processing IDE and API, and if you are new to producing graphical
displays of data, then I can think of no better book for you than this one. Read more
The book is focused more on teaching processing than on visualization techniques and algorithms. I bought the book thinking that the emphasis will be on visualization examples but... Read morePublished on February 4, 2011 by Texas Engineer