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This workshop will cover the basics of creative coding in a JavaScript-based language called p5.js. What is creative coding? How can coding be used to express yourself artistically?
Participants will get a sneak preview of soon-to-be-released p5.js web editor and the opportunity to make their first drawings and animations with code.
The workshop is open to beginners (creative coding is a wonderful way to first learn how to code!). More advanced tools and techniques of p5.js will be introduced to those with previous coding experience.

Workshop Requirements:
Some coding experience (in any language) is helpful, but not required. The only requirement is the willingness to try something new and a little creativity.
Computers are available, but feel free to bring your own laptops (wifi access required).

About Niklas Peters: 
Peters is a digital artist, web designer and musician. As a 2017 Processing Foundation Fellow, he developed a curriculum to teach creative coding and computer programming to learners with low computer literacy. Niklas is currently teaching this curriculum to high school students in Braamfontein and Soweto.

When and where?

Tshimologong Precinct
47 Juta Street
South Africa

Sun 10 Sep 2017 at 1:00 PM (SAST)
Sun 10 Sep 2017 at 5:00 PM (SAST)

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Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival