How to Code All Your Graphic Design: Designing the Design Process with PageBot
Petr van Blokland
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Did you ever wonder why existing design tools make you do so much repetitive work?
Why is it difficult to get back to sketching once your design tools take over?
This course will address
How to use the same content, parameters and algorithms for all types of publications
Live usage of variation fonts in your designs
PageBot basics and some DrawBot (drawbot.com) where necessary. Previous experience with DrawBot helps, but is not required
Prototyping groups of publications i.e. corporate identities, manuals, magazines, posters, specimens, graphs, info-graphics, signage and t-shirts
Building expert systems in code to avoid repetitive work
How to export generative designs to any medium (PDF, SVG, JPG, PNG, animated GIF, .MOV and the principles of exporting HTML/CSS/JS)
As a designer (who is not a programmer) which part of the following working script don’t you understand?
contentPath = ‘/here_is/myContent/’
imagesPath = ‘/here_is/myImages/'
magazine = Magazine( contentPath, imagesPath )