Category Archives: examples

WordCram 0.6.0 released

WordCram 0.6.0 is here, and brings with it arbitrary shape-based layouts, SVG export, event callbacks so you can monitor your sketch’s progress, and as usual, a few bug fixes. Special thanks to simpsus for helping out so much! Event callbacks … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Happy Fourth of July! In the spirit of independence, here’s a WordCram made from the U.S. Declaration of Independence, with open-source software (Processing and WordCram), and open-source fonts (AveriaSerif-RegularĀ and Jane Austen): You can see it at OpenProcessing; here’s the source, … Continue reading

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WordCram 0.5.2 released

WordCram 0.5.2 makes it easier for your users to click on words. You can download the .zip or the .tar.gz at the new github download page. It’s common to let people interact with a word cloud by clicking on the … Continue reading

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New daily: WordCram to PDF

WordCram now outputs to PDF. It’ll be in the 0.5 release, but you can grab the new daily build right now (zip or tar) and try it out. The only new code you’ll need is normal Processing PDF stuff, all … Continue reading

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See You at Barcamp Boston 6

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2011 State of the Union Address, WordCrammed

Twelve other runs: The code for all of them:

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Blog Header by WordCram

Here is, more-or-less, the sketch I used to generate the new WordCram blog header. About half of the sketch is Processing setup and interaction, so I could keep running it until I found one I liked. When I get around … Continue reading

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Hello, WordCram: Word Clouds in Processing

Today I’m releasing WordCram, an open-source Processing library that lets you generate word clouds. It does the heavy lifting — text analysis, collision detection, bin-packing — for you, so you can focus on making your word clouds as beautiful, as revealing, or as silly as you like.

I’ve been working on WordCram for about a month, and I think it’s ready to be out of the lab. Download the bits, and try it out. Continue reading

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