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Parasitic Design - a vvvv beginners cookbook

design generative
Credits: roman_g, ridike, robotanton and anna

about

Parasitic Design is a series of demo-patches with detailed explanations that closely resemble the output of their originals which are the processing-examples that come with the book
http://www.generative-gestaltung.de
which btw. is available in english and français now!

they work nicer with the book at hand but also without the book you should be able to learn by just inspecting the patches. if you're completely new to vvvv first get it from the Downloads page (make sure to not forget the addonpack!) and make yourself comfortable with vvvv by starting to read in the Using vvvv section. then download the latest package below and browse the examples one by one.

looking through the examples you'll notice that some of them are not really suitable to demonstrate the strengths of vvvv. nevermind. those examples are there for all of us to find out more about vvvvs weaknesses. we left out only a few that we found too embarrasing to implement..

muchos gracias go out to the patchers who spent countless hours on creating, documenting and cleaning the patches for you: roman_g, ridike and robotanton. plus special thanks for beta-testing and -critizism to anna. and an extra quad to the generative-design-team for their kicking us and the mention in the english version of the book. horray.

you may also be interested in browsing the samples as videos and download them individually, which you can do via: http://www.generative-gestaltung.de/code

requires beta28.1 and the addonpack

download

Parasitic Design v8.zip - 31.12.12 [17:18 UTC] by joreg | 4721 downloads
notes: now includes M3 examples

other/older revisions

Parasitic Design v7.zip - 29.10.12 [02:34 UTC] by joreg | 1299 downloads
notes: added M2 examples
Parasitic Design v6.zip - 10.10.12 [01:35 UTC] by joreg | 622 downloads
notes: added M1 examples
Parasitic Design v5.zip - 17.09.12 [23:21 UTC] by joreg | 798 downloads
notes: added P4 examples
Parasitic Design v4.zip - 29.08.12 [17:32 UTC] by joreg | 672 downloads
notes: added P3 examples
Parasitic Design v3.zip - 20.08.12 [22:33 UTC] by joreg | 592 downloads
notes: added P2 examples
Parasitic Design v2.zip - 14.08.12 [21:13 UTC] by joreg | 584 downloads
notes: fixed P_1_2_2
Parasitic Design v1.zip - 14.08.12 [16:13 UTC] by joreg | 709 downloads
notes: initial version

roman_g 14/08/2012 - 22:24

Yeah :) ! And big up for finishing. Had a lot of fun during internship!

r4dian 15/08/2012 - 01:19

Nice one.

mino 15/08/2012 - 10:59

wow, this is exactly what i want...cool!

is this series keep going? or we can join?

joreg 15/08/2012 - 12:26

next week chapter two "Shapes" will be available. after that "Typography" followed by "Picture" and most likely some more..

sinus 15/08/2012 - 12:34

great work! thx a lot!

dd

liquid 15/08/2012 - 14:36

super!!! thxs a lot

Ms.Kimchi 16/08/2012 - 05:04

Wow... Super :)

lasal 19/08/2012 - 02:51

I can´t wait for the agents chapter.

mino 21/08/2012 - 02:45

really x10 amazing work!

btw, P_2_1_3_01.v4p Renderer seems hidden. Alt+1, fine.

Noir 21/08/2012 - 11:21

Great work!
Thanks

joreg 22/08/2012 - 21:45

thx mino, fixed for next revision.

DiMiX 24/08/2012 - 00:43

very intriguing. thankyouvery mutsch

Westbam 24/08/2012 - 16:22

This is an amazing package, everything is so need and clean.
Big compliments to this team!! Why not include this in girlpower? ;)

jzzxh 02/09/2012 - 16:26

Great, I love VVVV

matka 18/09/2012 - 19:11

this is gold, thanks ror the great job

kimiki 10/10/2012 - 10:46

to learn a lesson from so^^_

bjoern 10/10/2012 - 15:18

M_1_3_02 the way it is now you'll always get black and white pixels only.

joreg 10/10/2012 - 20:38

@bjoern: why? the randomspread returns values between 0 and 1..

bjoern 11/10/2012 - 00:53

Sorry put it the wrong way, you'll only get grey values, since the same values are assigned to R, G & B. I somehow assumed it should be multicolored ("bunt"), just had a look at the book - and I was wrong.

dannielmach 14/10/2012 - 10:46

thank you all ....

accept Westbam Why not include this in girlpower? ;)

metrowave 31/12/2012 - 20:12

Thank you, and Happy New Year!

DiMiX 02/01/2013 - 02:06

how can i fix my pairwise 2,3,4D? all these nodes are red.
Can't see any patch with Line (EX9) module.
beta29 x86&x64

alg 03/01/2013 - 19:47

To fix pairwise download http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=13450

DiMiX 03/01/2013 - 20:33

@alg
thanks. fixed

anegroo 11/01/2013 - 00:27

Thanks a lot this great series!

superchunk2000 05/06/2013 - 14:29

This is great, are you working on the remaining M topics?

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Shoutbox

~10h ago

elektromeier: crazy cam tracker: http://13thlab.com/

~13h ago

Xini: Hey! Did anybody solve the spreaded lighting thingy on shaders like phong? Multiple light sources. I saw some old posts for now...

~16h ago

sebl: optimus discussion has a new home: nvidia-optimus-today-(dx11)

~17h ago

DiMiX: optimus+matrox=pain in the a

~20h ago

matka: @sebl i'm still having problems sharing texture on integrated GPU

~21h ago

elliotwoods: also there is some software that can re-open on-board gpu outputs + use acceleration from an nvidia card (link anyone?)

~1d ago

tekcor: yeah actually it is pretty nice to have one silent and one fast graphic device to choose from :)

~1d ago

sebl: cool, thanks. comes time, comes a solution :)

~2d ago

tekcor: All fine sebl.

~2d ago

keftaparty: @sebl in dx9 it was solved (last betas work out of the box) & dx11 never had problems I think