Sunday,April 10, 2016
Live communications through web based applications provides artists and designers a handy tool to creative live interactions, playful apps and collaborative performances. This workshop focuses on basics of p5.js for creative coding and socket.io for synchronous communications.
Jingwen Zhu is a multidisciplinary designer, creative technologist and maker based in Brooklyn. Her recent work involves interactive web applications, connected devices, wearable technology and physical interactions. Website: jingwen-zhu.com
the Metropolitan Exchange, 33 Flatbush Ave, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11217 (Map)
This workshop will introduce the basics of p5.js and socket.io for creating a collaborative drawing canvas. It’s a good practice for artists and designers to create visual interactions with live web-based communication.
Socket.IO is a module used for node.js. It enables realtime, bi-directional communication between web clients and servers, and this session will cover both client side and server side.
What should I bring?
A functioning and fully charged laptop with Sublime Text 2 installed.
Download and install Chrome
Download and install Node.js
12:00-13:00 --- Free intro hour
14:00-15:00 --- Intro to socket.io
15:00-16:00 --- Create a collaborative drawing canvas web app
16:00-17:00 --- Develop your own live interaction app for web/mobile/Arduino/…