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Learn JavaScript with p5.js

Coding for Visual Learners

Authors: Arslan, Engin

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  • Learn the highly popular JavaScript programming language
  • This book uses engaging and visual examples to get you running with coding
  • Uplift your career, your future prospects and even your intellectual capacity with the invaluable skill of coding
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About this book

Learn coding from scratch in a highly engaging and visual manner using the vastly popular JavaScript with the programming library p5.js. The skills you will acquire from this book are highly transferable to a myriad of industries and can be used towards building web applications, programmable robots, or generative art. 
You'll gain the proper context so that you can build a strong foundation for programming. This book won’t hinder your momentum with irrelevant technical or theoretical points. The aim is to build a strong, but not overly excessive knowledge to get you up and running with coding. 
If you want to program creative visuals and bring that skill set to a field of your your choice, then Learn JavaScript with p5.js is the book for you.
What You'll Learn

  • Code from scratch and create computer graphics with JavaScript and the p5.js library
  • Gain the necessary skills to move into your own creative projects
  • Create graphics and interactive experiences using Processing
  • Program using JavaScript and p5.js and secondarily in creating visuals
Who This Book is For
Artists or a visual designers. Also, those who want to learn the fundamentals of programming through visual examples.

About the authors

Engin Arslan is a Web Developer with a Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering and a Postgraduate Degree in Visual Effects. Before becoming a Developer, he worked as a Visual Effects Artist / Technical Director on films and TV shows including Resident Evil, Tron, Mama, Pompeii, Vikings and Strain. He received an Emmy Nomination and won a Canadian Screen Award for his achievements in Visual Effects. During his time in VFX, he fell in love with Python and with programming in general. As a result he changed careers to be able to immerse himself completely in software development. Engin currently works at a Toronto-based digital services company, where he helps develop solutions in strategic problem spaces using emerging technologies. He also works at Seneca College as a part-time professor and creates online courses for Lynda/Linkedin and Pluralsight.

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eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3426-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3425-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn JavaScript with p5.js
Book Subtitle
Coding for Visual Learners
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Engin Arslan
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3426-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3426-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3425-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 217
Number of Illustrations and Tables
14 b/w illustrations, 37 illustrations in colour
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