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    Protovis Alternatives

    Protovis is described as 'composes custom views of data with simple marks such as bars and dots' and is an app in the Development category. There are eight alternatives to Protovis for Windows, Mac, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Processing, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Protovis are Vvvv (Free), Processing.js (Free, Open Source), Cinder (Free, Open Source) and Nodebox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 16, 2021
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    Protovis composes custom views of data with simple marks such as bars and dots.
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      Processing is an open source programming environment and library built to handle images, animation, and interactivity. It is used by students, artists, designers, researchers, and hobbyists for learning to code, prototyping, and producing full applications.
    1. vvvv is a graphical programming environment for easy prototyping and development. It is designed to facilitate the handling of large media environments with physical interfaces, real-time motion graphics, audio and video that can interact with many users simultaneously.


    2. Processing.js is an open programming language, port of the Processing Visualization Language, for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions for the web without using Flash or Java applets. Processing.

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      The github repository is archived and no more maintained.
      The code will still be available in read-only mode, no releases will be pulled from any of the places it was distributed through, but the last version is, and will forever be, v1.6.6.

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      CINDER PROVIDES A POWERFUL, INTUITIVE TOOLBOX for programming graphics, audio, video, networking, image processing and computational geometry.
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      NodeBox is a new software application for creating generative art using procedural graphics and a new way to approach graphic design.


    3. In short, OPENRNDR is a tool to create tools. It is an open source framework for creative coding, written in Kotlin for the Java VM that simplifies writing real-time interactive software.
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      Context Free is a program that generates images from written instructions called a grammar. The program follows the instructions in a few seconds to create images that can contain millions of shapes.
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      Evaldraw allows you quickly write small programs in its C-like language. It supports static variables, enums, arrays, functions and just recently structs.
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