Using Processing with Google Spreadsheets

I’ve been experimenting with Processing a lot lately after seeing it used for so many interactive data visualization projects. Basically, using Processing as the scripting language and fitting everything into Google Spreadsheet as the database. Processing is a type of framework that is used for creating beautiful graphics and visualizations. The main advantages for using Google spreadsheets as a database:

  • Ability to Collaborate – by making data sets public other people can update the data with their own findings
  • Handles large datasets easily
  • Very good API documentation
  • The data is sync’ed immediately

Here are a few things I came up with, nothing spectacular:

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