Coding Art

The Importance of the paint editor tools

Numbers & Letters

  • Binary Code 0's & 1" or "on & off"
  • ASCII Code
  • Unicode

What About Color and Animation?

Picture Element: PIxel

Pix = Pictures

El = Element

Pixels by Patrick Jean

Bits Per Pixel: 1 for "On", 0 for "Off"

File Size or disk space

1 byte = 8 bits
1 Kbyte = 1000 bytes
1 Megabyte = 1000 Kbytes (1,000,000 bytes)
1 Gigabyte = 1000 Megabytes (1,000,000,000 bytes)
1 Terabyte = 1000 Gigabytes (1,000,000,000,000 bytes)
Big image

Compression

  • mp3, jpeg, etc..
  • patterns within the data to reduce the amount of storage

Pong, Tetris, Minecraft

Highly pixelated OR Basic pixel games