Open Source Friday with Monica Powell and The Coding Train
The Coding Train
- The Coding Train is an educational resource and community for creative coding, focusing on teaching concepts with Processing and p5.js.
- The Coding Train's YouTube channel offers a wealth of tutorials covering different creative coding concepts.
- The Coding Train website is open-source and built with Gatsby, providing opportunities for contributors to share their projects and contribute to the community.
- The Coding Train can be supported through YouTube memberships, Patreon, or GitHub sponsorships.
- Creative coding involves creating art with code, and it can take various forms, from abstract graphics to animations.
- Creative coding is accessible to individuals from various backgrounds, including software developers, artists, educators, and others interested in using code to create.
- Some popular creative coding tools include Processing, p5.js, and Drawbot.
- Creative coding can be used to generate beautiful visuals using mathematical formulas.
Contributing to The Coding Train
- Contributions to the Coding Train are welcome and encouraged, and there are many ways to contribute, including fixing bugs, adding new features, and improving documentation.
- The Coding Train has a Discord channel where contributors can get help and support from the community.
- Contributors can add new content, migrate content from YouTube, and contribute to open issues.
- Detailed instructions are provided on the website for contributing via GitHub or the command line.
Open Source Friday
- Monica Powell, a GitHub star and software engineer, shared her experience with The Coding Train and how it helped her learn creative coding.
- Monica demonstrated her creative coding projects on CodePen, showcasing different art styles and techniques.
- The winner of the giveaway is Gabrielle Moo.
- Monica will be contacted via email or GitHub username to claim the prize.
- Viewers are encouraged to follow Monica on Twitter and use the hashtag #OpenSourceFriday.
- The next Open Source Friday will feature another maintainer and contributor, hosted by Kadesha.
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