Sketchpad hosts images

Posted on by Ari Bader-Natal

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Since Processing.js can only access pixel-level data from images hosted on the same server as the sketch is rendered, Sketchpad (and other IDEs in the cloud) have limited support for images. Over the weekend, I decided to do something about this. You can now upload images (supported file types are: gif, jpg, tga, png) to the Sketchpad server, and access them from your sketches. Here's an example:

For the impatient, here's the punchline:

The catch? You need to be logged in to your private account to see the "Upload images" link in the sketch toolbar.

That's right, private accounts are now available! You can create one now at http://studio.sketchpad.cc/sp/account/create-account. More on this soon...