Processing 1.0 Now Available
It’s nerd + art + a formal grammar: a simplified, graphics-focused programming language (based on Java, but begging to be ported) that has become the platform for all kinds of incredible art / data visualization / experimental interaction / academic projects (everything from the actual Minority Report UIto the Applied Physics lab at the University of Washington). Think of it as Logo) 2008.
It ships with a number of samples and it’s easy and fun to play with… it’s another great way to find inspiration as you’re exploring new ways to approach UI.
Here’s one example, a project that was featured on the site: