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Arduino and Kinect Projects: Design, Build, Blow Their Minds by Przemek Jaworski, Ciriaco Castro Díez, Enrique Ramos Melgar

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C H A P T E R  3

Processing

by Enrique Ramos

This book is about making projects with Kinect and Arduino, and one of the most direct ways of interfacing them is through Processing, a Java-based, open source programming language and IDE. You should be familiar with Arduino by now, so you will be glad to know that the Processing IDE much resembles Arduino’s. In fact, the Arduino IDE was based on the Processing IDE (see Figure 3-1).

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Figure 3-1. Processing and Arduino IDEs side by side

One of the best features of Processing is that, being built on Java, there is a vast community of people creating Processing libraries that you can use for your ...

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