One of the first things we’ll explore in this class is git, github, and github pages. By no means, is github pages required for hosting your projects. But it’s free and fast and lives on github. So there are many reasons why you might like to consider it, at least during the homework / experimentation stage / of a project. Here are some resources for getting started.
The framework we’ll be exploring is p5.js. Here are some links to get your started.
style(), source code
p5.Element and the native JS
In class, we’ll do an exercise around mashing up text manually. Here are links to further reading and information about the techinques we discussed, as well as online versions of the algorithms. Next week, we’ll look at how to build single page web apps that mash up text submitted by users.