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Subtitles: English, Kazakh
Learners taking this Course are
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Approx. 26 hours to complete


Subtitles: English, Kazakh

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

6 hours to complete

Sonic Painter

11 videos (Total 95 min), 4 readings, 7 quizzes
11 videos
1.2 Processing4m
1.25 Install Javascript Mode Instructions5m
1.3 Graphics and drawing11m
1.35 Setup, draw and mouse interaction6m
1.4 Running Apps on iOS and Android6m
1.5 Introduction to Audio 9m
1.6 Sonic Painter 16m
1.7 Outro 1m
Additional Lecture: Introduction To Programming 13m
Additional Lecture: Variables 18m
4 readings
Week 1 Code Pack10m
Slide pack10m
Install processing URL10m
Javascript mode is here!10m
6 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Processing6m
Practice Quiz: Graphics, drawing and interaction12m
Practice Quiz: Running Apps on iOS and Android30m
Practice Quiz: Introduction to Audio4m
Practice Quiz: Sonic Painter4m
Sonic Painter20m
2 hours to complete


8 videos (Total 83 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
2.2 Images 19m
2.3 Controlling audio speed 12m
2.4 Controlling audio stop/ start 7m
2.5 DJTube 14m
2.6 Outro 2m
Additional Lecture: Arrays 5m
Additional Lecture: Conditionals 19m
2 readings
Week 2 Code Pack10m
Slide Pack10m
5 practice exercises
Practice quiz: Images6m
Practice Quiz: Controlling audio speed4m
Practice Quiz: Controlling audio stop/start6m
Practice Quiz: DJTube4m
4 hours to complete

Audio Visualiser

8 videos (Total 79 min), 2 readings, 7 quizzes
8 videos
3.1 Transforms (part 1) 8m
3.1 Transforms (part 2) 5m
3.2 Trigonometry 5m
3.3 Accessing Accelerometer Data 12m
3.4 Audio Analysis 16m
3.5 Building Audio Visualisers25m
3.6 Outro2m
2 readings
Week 3 Code Pack10m
Lecture Pack10m
6 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Transforms (part 1)8m
Practice Quiz: Transforms (part 2)4m
Practice Quiz: Trigonometry6m
Practice Quiz: Accessing Accelerometer Data6m
Practice Quiz: Audio Analysis6m
3: Parameterised visualisation20m
3 hours to complete


9 videos (Total 105 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
9 videos
4.1 Physics 13m
4.2 Forces 7m
4.3 Preparing and playing sound FX 12m
4.4 Integrating audio and physics 9m
4.5 Group discussion 23m
4.6 Outro 2m
Additional Lecture: Functions 15m
Additional Lecture: Loops 18m
2 readings
Week 4 Code Pack10m
Slide Pack10m
6 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Physics6m
Practice Quiz: Forces4m
Practice Quiz: Preparing and playing sound FX10m
Practice Quiz: Integrating audio and physics6m
Practice Quiz: Group discussion8m
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Top reviews from Creative Programming for Digital Media & Mobile Apps

By VANov 6th 2016

Awesome course. It's packed with tons of information on how to get started making cool interactive programs, especially if you are a music junkie like myself. Great work!

By LAJun 11th 2017

Having so much fun programming with processing, the programming concepts and animation is simple to understand with this programming environment



Dr Marco Gillies

Senior Lecturer
Computing Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

Dr Matthew Yee-King

Computing Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

Dr Mick Grierson

Computing Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

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