Author Archives: searlesat

Update, new Beta-Version 3.2.2

EDIT: For some people the updated app crashes right after start (this is something that Intel users unfortunately always experienced). This is caused by renderscript and it is already fixed with the next update. I did not find the bug … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Part 1: Quickstart

I currently spend too much time programming and not enough time to explain all the possibilities of Fractview. Yet, I guess the bad reviews that point out that the app is not that easy to use have a point, so … Continue reading

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3.2.1… update!

Hello, just rolling out a minor update and although it only brings minor changes, it should be a major relief for most. So, what changed? First, bug fixes. Some small issues like the cancel button on the waiting dialog when … Continue reading

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About syntax trees and dynamic binding/polymorphism

I am interested in Parsers, Syntax trees, term rewriting and all that. And whenever I implement some syntax tree, I stumble across one programming problem: We all know of the advantages of polymorphism over instanceof in object oriented programming languages … Continue reading

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On Fold: Part 3 (Lake)

So far, in this series only dealt with points for which the fractal diverges, i.e. the values of the orbit are unbounded. But this does not capture the lake of fractals like the Mandelbrot Set, or Newton and Nova fractals. … Continue reading

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On Fold (Part 2: Geometric functions)

I left off with two nice pictures that used a bit more complex fold functions. So, a natural question is, what other functions can we use? In the backing programming language I added some functions that represent graph primitives. These … Continue reading

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On Fold (Part 1: Basics)

Some of you might know that I publish some of my fractals on DeviantArt​. I made a lovely picture recently: And another one (originally there was another picture, but it was created with the branching preset, sorry for the mix-up): … Continue reading

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