If you have a personal computer, download and install Processing from http://processing.org/download/. Download the 2.0 Beta for your operating system.
Make sure you can access your CUNY email. PLEASE SEND ME AN EMAIL at email@example.com so I can invite you to the class blog. Accept the invitation to join the class blog and create a “Hello World” blog post (just write anything so I know you have posting privileges).
Create an account at openProcessing.org. Browse some of the projects on there to familiarize yourself with what’s possible.
Check out some of the projects in the Processing.org gallery: http://processing.org/exhibition/
Read Learning Processing Chapter 2. Download PDF here.