Animating Keyboard smudges (a discovery project)

A learning project created simply to explore some of the import, exports and control structures in the "Processing" language.

  • Draw a keyboard from co-ordinates data in a csv file
  • Take input to be typed from a text file
  • Highlight and smudge the key in an animated way by overlaying a semi random "smudge" shape
  • Display the text as scrolling lines as it being typed, as if replicating a monitor.
  • As letters are typed, make typewriter sounds through the Processing mimim library

Being typed: To Be or not to Be from Hamlet.






Being Typed: The processing code that produced this video!






Being typed: Modern day journalism


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