P5.js Lets You Do It In Your Web Browser

P5JSp5.js is a JavaScript library that’s designed with the original goals of the Processing programming language – to make coding accessible for artists, designers, educators, and beginners – but to do it with Javascript, so that you can do it in your Web browser.

p5.js lets you create Web-based multimedia applications that can interact with other HTML5 objects, including text, input, video, webcam, and sound.

Reader Ian Watkins has been experimenting with it and says it’s a great starting point for in-browser synths. Here’s one of Watkin’s examples, with on-screen code. View with a modern browser.

If you’re interested in P5js, check out the multimedia intro video at the project site.

6 thoughts on “P5.js Lets You Do It In Your Web Browser

  1. >to make coding accessible for artists, designers, educators, and beginners

    Uh, no. Those people want tools, not accessible programming languages.

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