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In the comments from the last Codebox, someone asked for more info about video and Processing, which got me wondering: what other topics are people interested in? So, what interests you? Let us know by filling in this painless form and we'll try to cover them in future posts. Read more »

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In Codebox: Save sensor data to Google Spreadsheets, reader Stairs observed that the sketch blew up when he didn't have an Arduino device hooked up. When he dug out the device, plugged it in, and restarted the sketch, it worked fine. This post provides a gentle introduction on how to... Read more »

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This Codebox shows you how to save sensor data to a Google Spreadsheet. Although this example uses the simple photo resistor sensor described in Chapter 11 of Getting Started with Processing, you can use this technique for type of sensor. For example, you could log data from a Parallax GPS... Read more »

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This Codebox explores how to use a web server to collect sensor data from a Processing sketch. As an example, we'll use OpenCV to periodically detect and report number of faces that appear in your webcam's field of view. You might use something like this at a conference or art... Read more »

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Five inspirational Processing resources that will help you go further with your programming. Read more »

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Google's Autocomplete can be hilarious, tragic, or deeply indicative of the human condition. Often, it's all of these at once. This sketch lets you explore the zeitgeist of any phrase by pulling 260 related suggestions from Autocomplete and presenting them in a "Star Wars" scroll. Read more »

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To get into the spirit of Halloween, this Codebox shows you how to use OpenCV (a computer vision library) to detect faces on your webcam and then remove their heads. Read more »