WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER:
Computer graphics come in two main formats: bitmap graphics and vector graphics. Each of these two formats can work in a way that is either procedural or declarative.
The oldest way to make a computer show a picture is to write a computer program that, when run, produces the desired result. This method is called procedural graphics, because you tell the computer what to do: first this then that, like a “procedure.” ...