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Hour of Code

Hour of Code
Hints after video one. This may never be seen? Draw a picture made of ellipses and rectangles! For example, you could make a self-portrait, an alien creature, or something more abstract. It'll just be black and white for now, we'll get to color in the next video. You can work on your own pace, but we recommend approximately ten minutes on this assignment before moving on. Reminders To draw a rectangle: rect(a,b,c,d); To draw an ellipse: ellipse(a,b,c,d); a — X (horizontal) location of the shape's upper-left cornerb — Y (vertical) location of the shape's uppper-left cornerc — width of the shaped — height of the shape For more, check out the rectangle and ellipse pages on Add color to your design! You can build off the example below or add to your previous design by selecting "My Code from Last Lesson" under the "Code" menu below. Reminders Set the background color: background(r,g,b); Set the outline color: stroke(r,g,b); Set the interior color: fill(r,g,b); rect(250,200,100,75);

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Processing for Android This tutorial gives you the basics of reading sensor data from Processing. Sensor API in the Android SDK Smartphones and tablets include many different types of sensors, for example accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, and thermometers. These sensors allow us to obtain information about the movement, environment, and position of the device. While the Processing language does not have specialized functions to read data from these sensors, you can import the packages in the Android SDK that receive sensor measurements into your sketch. Creating a sensor manager