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Processing – Transform

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/**
 * Transform: Transcoded Landscape [messed up by... kj]
 * from Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture 
 * by Casey Reas, Chandler McWilliams, and LUST
 * Princeton Architectural Press, 2010
 * ISBN 9781568989372
 * 
 * This code was written for Processing 1.2+
 * Get Processing at http://www.processing.org/download
 * 
 * You need a grayscale .jpg image [lower resolution] 
 * in the processing sketch folder */
 
 
import processing.opengl.*;
PImage img;
int[][] values;
float angle;
void setup() {
 size(1024, 768, OPENGL);
 noFill();
 
 values = new int[width][height];
// Extract the brightness of each pixel in the image
 // and store in the "values" array
 // place grayscale .jpg in sketch folder
 img = loadImage("jnznbrktest.jpg"); // rename to suit file name
 img.loadPixels();
 for (int i = 0; i < img.height; i++) {
 for (int j = 0; j < img.width; j++) {
 color pixel = img.pixels[i*img.width + j];
 values[j][i] = int(brightness(pixel));
 }
 }
}
void draw() {
 
 background(0); // Set black background
 translate(width/2, height/2, 0); // Move to the center
 scale(3.0); // Scale to 400%
 
 // Update the angle
 angle += 0.001;
 rotateY(angle); 
 
 // Display the image mass
 for (int i = 0; i < img.height; i += 1) {
 for (int j = 0; j < img.width; j += 1) {
 stroke(255, 255);
 float x1 = j-img.width/2;
 float y1 = i-img.height/2;
 float z1 = -values[j][i]/2;
 float x2 = j-img.width/2;
 float y2 = i-img.height/2;
 float z2 = -values[j][i]/2-4;
 line(x1, y1, z1, x2, y2, z2);
 }
 }
}
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Processing – Waves [syphon]

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//Tells Processing we're going to utilize the syphon library
import codeanticode.syphon.*;
//Declares the canvas we will draw to, necessary for Syphon
int brickWidth = 40;
int brickHeight = 2;
int cols = 20;
int rows = 24;
int columnOffset = 60;
int rowOffset = 30;
float rotationIncrement = 0.5;
PGraphics canvas;
//Declares the Syphon Server
SyphonServer server;
void setup() {
//typical size function, with added argument that is necessary for Syphon
size(1280,720, P3D);
//noLoop();
//Sets up the canvas, make it match the desired size of your sketch
canvas = createGraphics(1280, 720, P3D);
// Create syhpon server to send frames out.
server = new SyphonServer(this, "Processing Syphon");
}
void draw() {
 //Tell processing to begin drawing to the canvas instead of to the sketch
 canvas.beginDraw();

 //Typical drawing functions, but applied to canvas instead of the sketch itself
 brickWidth = millis()/250; 

 canvas.background(0);
canvas.smooth(50);
canvas.fill(255);
canvas.stroke(255);
 canvas.translate(30, 30);
 for (int i=0; i<cols; i++) {
 canvas.pushMatrix();
 canvas.translate(i * columnOffset, 0);
 float r = random(-QUARTER_PI, QUARTER_PI);
 int dir = 1;
 for (int j=0; j<rows; j++) {
 canvas.pushMatrix();
 canvas.translate(0, rowOffset * j);
 canvas.rotate(r/5);
 canvas.rect(-brickWidth/2, -brickHeight/2, brickWidth, brickHeight);
 canvas.popMatrix();
 r += dir * rotationIncrement;
 if (r > QUARTER_PI || r < -QUARTER_PI) dir *= -1;
 }
 canvas.popMatrix();

 }

 //Tell processing we're done drawing to canvas
 canvas.endDraw();

 //Draws contents of canvas to our sketch so we can see whats going on
 image(canvas, 0, 0);

 //Sends contents of canvas through Syphon Server to MadMapper! Yay!
 server.sendImage(canvas);
}

Tutorial: Using Syphon with Processing to stream video into MadMapper.

Processing – Random Bursts

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/**
 * Visualize: Superformula [Messed up by...]
 * from Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture
 * by Casey Reas, Chandler McWilliams, and LUST
 * Princeton Architectural Press, 2010
 * ISBN 9781568989372
 *
 * This code was written for Processing 1.2+
 * Get Processing at http://www.processing.org/download
 */
float scaler = 200;
int m = 2;
float n1 = 18;
float n2 = 1;
float n3 = 1;
void setup() {
size(1280, 720);
smooth();
noFill();
stroke(255);
}
void draw() {
background(0);
pushMatrix();
translate(width/2, height/2);
float newscaler = scaler;
for (int s = 16; s > 0; s--) {
beginShape();
float mm = (millis()/2) + s;
float nn1 = n1 + s;
float nn2 = random(255) + s;
float nn3 = random(200) + s;
newscaler = newscaler * 0.98;
float sscaler = newscaler;
PVector[] points = superformula(mm, nn1, nn2, nn3);
curveVertex(points[points.length-1].x * sscaler, points[points.length-1].y * sscaler);
for (int i = 0;i < points.length; i++) {
curveVertex(points[i].x * sscaler, points[i].y * sscaler);
}
curveVertex(points[0].x * sscaler, points[0].y * sscaler);
endShape();
}
popMatrix();
}
PVector[] superformula(float m,float n1,float n2,float n3) {
int numPoints = 360;
float phi = TWO_PI / numPoints;
PVector[] points = new PVector[numPoints+1];
for (int i = 0;i <= numPoints;i++) {
points[i] = superformulaPoint(m,n1,n2,n3,phi * i);
}
return points;
}
PVector superformulaPoint(float m,float n1,float n2,float n3,float phi) {
float r;
float t1,t2;
float a=1,b=1;
float x = 0;
float y = 0;
t1 = cos(m * phi / 4) / a;
t1 = abs(t1);
t1 = pow(t1,n2);
t2 = sin(m * phi / 4) / b;
t2 = abs(t2);
t2 = pow(t2,n3);
r = pow(t1+t2,1/n1);
if (abs(r) == 0) {
x = 0;
y = 0;
}
else {
r = 1 / r;
x = r * cos(phi);
y = r * sin(phi);
}
return new PVector(x, y);
}

Pamphlet Architecture – 27 – Tooling

Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling: Cracking: pg. 55, Aranda / Lasch, 2006 from Pamphlet Architecture

Moiré with Processing

(spacing 1, spacing 2, angle 1, angle 2, shift 1, shift 2)

(5, 5, 0, 0, 1, 1)

(5, 7, 0, 0, 1, 1)

(5, 9, 0, 0, 1, 1)

(5, 5, 5, 0, 1, 1)

(5, 5, 10, 0, 1, 1)

(5, 5, 0, 0, 5, 1)

(5, 5, 0, 0, 10, 1)

(5, 5, 5, 0, 5, 1)

(5, 5, 5, 0, 10, 1)

(5, 5, 5, 0, 1, 10)

Moiré Processing

Using Processing to produce Moiré patterns.

Processing code:

//moiré maker by kjanzen, 2012
//Drawing two sets of lines at varying angles and spacings. (see settings)
//Press 'p' to save as PDF. (saves to sketch directory)
import processing.pdf.*;
void setup() {
size(1280, 720); //size (pixels x pixels)
background(255); //backgtound colour (0 = black, 255 = white)
}
void keyPressed(){
 if (key=='p'){ //press 'p' to save PDF (saves to sketch dir)
 beginRecord(PDF, "moire.pdf"); //save PDF as ('name'.pdf)
}
}
void draw() {
//settings
int angle1 = 0; //adjust angle for set1 (<20)
int angle2 = 0; //adjust angle for set2 (<20)
int spacing1 = 10; //adjust spacing for set2
int spacing2 = 7; //adjust spacing for set2
int shift1 = 1; //adjust shift for set1 (!=0)
int shift2 = 1; //adjust shift for set2 (!=0)
//set1
for (int i=0; i<width+1500; i+=spacing1) {
 stroke(0);
 pushMatrix();
 // move the origin to the pivot point
 translate(0, -500);
 // then pivot the grid
 rotate(radians(angle1));
 // and draw the square at the origin
 line(i, 0, i/shift1, width+1500);
 popMatrix();
//set2
 for (int j=0; j<width+1500; j+=spacing2) {
 stroke(0);
 pushMatrix();
 // move the origin to the pivot point
 translate(0, -500);
 // then pivot the grid
 rotate(radians(angle2));
 // and draw the square at the origin
 line(j, 0, j/shift2, width+1500);
 popMatrix();
}
}
 endRecord();
}