Introduction to Programming

Piotr Calvache-Modla
Art and Technology, Geometry
2018W, Vorlesung und Übungen (VU), 2.0 semester hours, course number S60507

Description

This English-language course introduces students into the world of programming in general, and of Processing-based graphics programming in particular.

It is popular among students of architecture, industrial design, graphics design, and art & science. In general, anyone who is interested in this topic is welcome.

The course aims to build programming knowledge from the ground up. We spend a lot of time engaging the basic building blocks of progamming, such as variables, conditional statements, loops, and functions. We also learn how to use the Processing system to render exciting, interactive graphics.

Students do not have to possess prior knowledge about programming. However, they do need to bring a laptop, and a good deal of engagement.

Examination Modalities

The course is graded on the basis of incremental assignments, which have to be handed in at the end of the semester.

Comments

The language of the course will be English, although some assistance may be provided in German and Polish.

For questions about the course, please contact me at petercalvache@gmail.com.

Key Words

processing, java, programming, architecture, graphic design, computer animation, computer graphics, digital imaging, architecture related art, design

Dates

18 October 2018, 18:15–19:45 Seminar Room 2
25 October 2018, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
08 November 2018, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
15 November 2018, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
22 November 2018, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
29 November 2018, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
06 December 2018, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
13 December 2018, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
20 December 2018, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
10 January 2019, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
17 January 2019, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2
31 January 2019, 16:15–17:45 Seminar Room 2

co-registration: possible (2.0 ECTS)

Media Arts: Specialisation in Transmedia Arts (2. Section): Computational Geometry (2.0 ECTS)

Media Arts: Specialisation in Digital Arts (2. Section): Computational Geometry (2.0 ECTS)

Art & Science (Master): Praxis and Theory (2.0 ECTS)

Individual courses: possible (2.0 ECTS)