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Resources for teaching programming

for artists, designers and architects

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Processing + Python tools table

Name Processing features based on (& Python version) Python standard library libraries ecosystem main features main limitations
Processing Python Mode Processing Java Jython (Python 2) complete Java & Processing Java available inside Processing IDE, very Processing compatible no web deployment, no modern Python libs
SkulptIDE and ProcessingJS Skulpt (Python 2) partial unknown, possibly JavaScript very nice web IDE, browser based sketches ProcessingJS is defunct; not extensible
BrythonIDE p5.js Brython (Python 3) fairly complete JavaScript & p5.js browser IDE, browser based sketches & very p5.js compatible big downloads, can be slow
p5py a new inplementation (incomplete) Python 3 complete Python only truly Python compatible no web deployment, very different API from Processing, still very incomplete
pyp5js p5.js Transcrypt (Python 3) incomplete JavaScript & p5.js browser based sketches! very p5js compatible JS libraries only, command line interface
(future pyp5js) p5.js Pyodide (Python 3) complete Python, JavaScript & p5.js browser based sketches! very p5.js compatible & very Python compatible (not ready yet)

Extended table of Hosts, Platforms & Languages

Earlier table presented in:

Villares, A. B. A., & Moreira, D. (2017). Python on the Landscape of Programming Tools for Design and Architectural Education. Presented at the SIGRADI 2017, Concepcíon, Chile.

Books and references

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