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Write and run your Processing code anywhere you are with P5JSSketch for iPhone

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Thanks to Fred Bartels (@fredbartels) for sharing a link about P5JSSketch (@P5JSSketch) for iPhone on the NYCIST listserv this morning.

P5JSSketch is a tiny code editor for Processing.js. Write and run your code anywhere you are.

Features:
– Syntax highlighting
– Auto indentation
– Code assistance
– Additional keys
– Undo/Redo
– Import/export files via iTunes File Sharing
– Load multipull pde files
– Load JavaScript libraries (e.g. toxiclib.js)
– In app preview

About Processing.js >> http://processingjs.org/
See also Processing >> http://processing.org/

Erik Neumann (@openblackboard) mentioned that P5JSSketch is much better than pjs4ipad which offers “offline Processing.js web clip apps with built-in code editing.”

pjs4iPad lets you create Processing.js apps that can be run and edited directly in HTML5 browsers and will run offline. Currently tested with Mobile Safari (iPad, iPhone, Android 2.1, iPod touch, Chrome).

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Notes from yesterday’s #BabyNYCIST app share. #edchat #isedchat

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Yesterday we had an App Share at our BabyNYCIST meeting hosted by the Ethical Culture Fieldston School. K-5 technologists from a variety of NYC indepedent schools gathered to demo some of their favorite iPad apps. (These BabyNYICST meetings are a spinoff from the more techie/geeky NYCIST meetings.)

Here are some of the apps that were shared:
Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1WordFoto – “turns your photos and words into stunning works of art” – shared by Lan Heng from Ethical. Lan also showed great examples of iPad ePub books that her students have published. They designed their books using Pages, these incorporated word processing, Keynote presentations that were exported at videos, and images. The Pages files were exported using the simple ePub feature. Lan said that next year, she is going to use InDesign to make a yearbook and then ePub for iPads. Lan also demo’d Book Creator.

Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1Voicethread  – “create and share dynamic conversations around documents, snapshots, diagrams and videos…Anyone can join the discussion from their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC” – shared by Ellen Baru from The Cathedral School. Ellen likes the iPad version of Voicethread more than the web version. She also uses little microphones from Chill Pill (I’m pretty sure she was talking about the Rap Cap which are ridiculously inexpensive).

Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1Explain Everything – “easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations” – shared by Marina Benasuli from Horace Mann. Explain everything is described by its co-creator, Reshan Richards, as ShowMe on steroids.

Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1ShowMe – “turn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard…allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online.”

Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1FlipBoom Draw – “Create cartoons that come to life on your iPad” – shared by Wendy Semsel at The Churchill School.

Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1Paint With Time – “explore how the world is changing by controlling the flow of time with your fingers in this new app” – also shared by Wendy Semsel.

Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1PuppetPals – “create your own unique shows with animation and audio in real time…simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record…” – shared by Judith Seidel of Friends Seminary. Judith said that her K teachers chose PuppetPals over Toontastic, but she likes Toontastic for the older kids since it incorporates a story arc.

Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1Pages – Judith also shared how 3rd graders make Alphabet books in Pages for their K buddies. Next year she may use BookCreator because of how well it integrates with Lion.

Screen_shot_2012-03-02_at_1Book Creator – “the simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad” – shared by Ellen Nickels and Scott Lerner from The Dalton School. They like Book Creator’s simple interface for integrating text, pictures, drawings. They find it easier than Pages for the smaller kids. They plan to do projects with SonicPics and ShowMe soon.

Other things shared:

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Hi-5 to @fpgina for organizing another faculty iPad app share this afternoon!

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Gina Marcel (@fpgina) hosted our 2nd Faculty iPad share where teachers from The School at Columbia University get together to eat, shmooze, and share iPad apps. Here are some of the ones that were shown:

Toontastic shared by Gina Marcel, K-3 Technology Integrator (@fpgina)

SymmetryShuffle shared by Amy Liebov, Kindergarten Teacher (@AmyLiebov)

SoundLiteracy shared by Ibijoke Akinole, K-2 Learning Specialist

JibJab Jr. Books shared by Tabitha Johnson, K-4 Librarian (@tabletj)

ShowMeApp shared by Aletha Haynes, 2nd Grade Teacher (@ahaynes16)

7Billion shared by Nadine Renazile, 5-8 Librarian (@infobirdie)

CharacterPad shared by Nancy Wong, K-2 Numberacy Liasion (@scampnyc)

Cube it 3D also shared by Nancy Wong

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