This video showcases a number of artists and designers who rely on open source programming languages like Open Frameworks, Processing and Pure data to create digital art. If you want to help turn this into 3 documentaries about open source, art, programming and innovation, contribute to their goal of $27k on Indiegogo.
This article describes the very basics of compiling a program on Linux. It is targeted at the absolute beginner. Sometimes beginners search for programs on the web for their Linux systems, and is faced with the reality that they have to compile the program themselves, either because there exists no binary for their architecture, or the author of the program just doesn't release any binaries at all, but only sources.
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