Simon Willison’s Weblog


3 items tagged “processing”


An animated introduction to Fourier Series (via) Outstanding essay and collection of animated explanations (created using p5.js) by Andrei Ciobanu explaining Fourier transforms, starting with circles, pi, radians and building up from there.

I found Fourier stuff only really clicked for me when it was accompanied by clear animated visuals, and these are a beautiful example of those done really well.

# 5th June 2024, 3:43 pm / mathematics, processing, explorables


The Evolution of Privacy on Facebook. Brilliant infographic showing exactly how the visibility of different aspects of your Facebook profile has changed in increments since 2005. Also a nice example of Processing.js in action.

# 9th May 2010, 11:53 am / facebook, infographics, privacy, processing, recovered, processingjs


Processing.js. John Resig’s outstanding port of the Processing visualisation language to JavaScript and Canvas. Runs amazingly well in Firefox 3. One hell of a hack.

# 9th May 2008, 8:24 am / canvas, javascript, john-resig, processing