Monthly Archives: March 2012

converting a processing sketch with audio and visuals to a video on ubuntu

I really like generative art, so I have been playing with processing for a while. Processing is an open source language (on top of java), that gives the possibilty to create images, animations, with added interactivity. First I created a simulation of raindrops, and because I wanted it to be easily configurable I used processing.js: […]

generating pdf on heroku

I was investigating ways to generate pdf’s in Ruby on Rails, but I had one enormous constraint: it had to deploy on heroku. There are two very different ways to generate pdf’s in ruby: use prawn: it is pure ruby, very powerful. It has it’s own DSL, that unleaches all the power of building a […]