Calligramme by Ahmed Ghazi


Describe your idea!

had a book about calligrammes (use texte to draw some shapes) by Appolinaire, wanted to display content from the api with a calligramme look

How did you start?

Took a paper, draw 2 columns, the first for text, the second for display then came around the idea of drawing with texte.

then mixed text content from Wiki Api, and a script that draws on canvas following some Math.atan2 to draw with angle/

Which difficulties did you face?

went straightforward, just had some issues with the mobile, mainly ios

Which technologies did you use?

yeoman’s boilerplate web app which comes with gulp and sass and some regular js to draw on canvas.

Who is your favourite creative developer / studio?

Mr Doob


Jerry Steiner

Any topic-ideas for the upcoming devchallenges?

nasa, socket io, arduino, internet archive, any other browser api like devicelight

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