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A programming language for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web.
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What is Processing?

It is an open programming language for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web without using Flash or Java applets.
Processing is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
Processing is an open source tool with 2.9K GitHub stars and 788 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Processing's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Processing?

13 companies reportedly use Processing in their tech stacks, including Technology, Seeed Studio, and AndyMark.

8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Processing.

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Why developers like Processing?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Processing
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Processing's Features

  • Free to download and open source
  • Interactive programs with 2D, 3D or PDF output
  • OpenGL integration for accelerated 2D and 3D
  • For GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Android, and ARM
  • Over 100 libraries extend the core software
  • Well documented, with many books available

Processing Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Processing?
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Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
HTML5 is a core technology markup language of the Internet used for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web. As of October 2014 this is the final and complete fifth revision of the HTML standard of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The previous version, HTML 4, was standardised in 1997.
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Processing's Followers
6 developers follow Processing to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
John Alton
Rob Balch
Thomas Bauwens
Eliana Abraham