Create interactive multimedia applications using Packts new book and eBook

August 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Multimedia Programming with Pure Data , a detailed reference guide to a large collection of resources in OS communities to enhance Pure Data. Packed with step-by-step visual tutorials on practical and creative multimedia applications, this book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and other selected formats. The print book comes in at over 350 pages and is competitively priced at $44.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $22.94.

About the Author :
Bryan WC Chung is an interactive media artist and design consultant based in Hong Kong. Chung has received a computer science bachelor's degree in Hong Kong, an interactive multimedia master's degree in London, and a fine art doctoral degree in Melbourne. He has developed software libraries for the open source programming language, Processing. Currently, he is Assistant Professor in the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Multimedia Programming with Pure Data will help users to prepare computer animations with 2D images, 3D modeling, and geometric transformation, as well as showing them effective digital image processing techniques. Readers will learn how to design graphical interfaces for audio-visual performance and develop motion detection and tracking applications.Generating interactive animation with particle systems is made easy with this book, and it will enable users to synthesize audio content for interactive applications and connect Pure Data applications with external devices. Also, developers will discover how to extend Pure Data with external libraries for advanced interactive applications.

Multimedia Programming with Pure Data covers these essential topics:
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Pure Data
Chapter 2: Computer Graphics with the GEM Library
Chapter 3: Image Processing
Chapter 4: Interactivity
Chapter 5: Motion Detection
Chapter 6: Animation with Particle System
Chapter 7: Audio Programming
Chapter 8: Interface with the Outside World
Chapter 9: Extending Pure Data

Packt Publishing is also due to release these other related books:

HTML5 and CSS3 Transition, Transformation, and Animation
Cinema 4D R14 Cookbook

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focuses on practicality, recognising that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.



Multimedia Programming with Pure Data
A Comprehensive guide for digital artists for creating rich interactive multimedia application using Pure Data

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