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Do you use computers for artistic expression? The openFrameworks toolkit was built to help artists, designers, and experimenters jump in and program software quickly. With this introduction, youll learn about this unique set of C++ tools, and discover how to get involved with the frameworks creative community of hackers. Its ideal for creative coders familiar with Flash or the Processing programming language.

Author Zachary Lieberman, openFrameworks co-founder, will help you get up and running with the toolkit so you can begin hacking, prototyping, and experimenting right away. Getting Started with openFrameworks is a welcome mat for the culture and a good beginning for the curious.

  • Get a helpful introduction to C++ content
  • Learn differences and similarities with other open source toolkits
  • Get easy-to-use code snippets and patterns that help you make sense of more complex openFrameworks code

About the Author

Zach is an artist with a simple goal: he wants you surprised. His work uses technology in a playful way to break down the fragile boundary between the visible and the invisible. He has held residencies at Ars Electronica Futurelab, Eyebeam, Dance Theater Workshop, and the Hangar Center for the Arts in Barcelona, and his work has been exhibited around the world.

Zach is one of the co-founders of openFrameworks, a C++ library for creative coding. He's currently working on the EyeWriter project, a low-cost, open source hardware and software toolkit that helps people draw with their eyes. The project has won the Design of the Year from the London Design Museum, FutureEverything prize and the Golden Nica in Interactive Art at Ars electronica. It was also listed by Time Magazine as one the 50 best inventions in 2010.

Zach is one of the recipients of the AOL 25 for 25 grant, and was listed in Fast Company Magazines 100 Creative people in business. He teaches at Parsons School of Design.

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Lieberman, Zachary
O'Reilly Media
Programming Languages - General
Graphics-Computer Animation
Open Sound Control;animation;arduino;computer vision;design;learning;multitouch;open frameworks;processing;programming;user experience;video;youth
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