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01.00 Introduction

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What is programming? And why should it be for artists?

Programming is a way to structure instructions to make a computer do what you want. Instead of being the end user of a piece of software as a consumer, programming allows an artist to make content without artificial restrictions from others.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about early algorithmic and computer art
  • Understand the concept of programming
  • Know the tools needed for computer programming
  • Learn the basics of p5.js