30 Oct '16, 2am

Weekly programming challenge #14 -- Lindenmayer systems!

Weekly programming challenge #14 -- Lindenmayer systems!

Fractals have been a long-standing interest of mine. I can remember playing with Fractint for long hours at a time, zooming deeper and deeper into the Mandelbrot set . Fractint was also what introduced me to Lindenmayer systems (or L-systems), a method of constructing fractals by recursively rewriting a statement according to some grammar, to form more and more complex statements. This week, let’s play with these L-systems a bit! But first, a recap of week #13… Week #13 Recap For the 13th weekly programming challenge , we dabbled with Poisson disc samples, constructing a sampling using Bridson’s algorithm. I had a lot of fun with this one! Only one submission this week, but I know a few others worked on it, at least. Great work, Lasse Ebert , on his normal mode submission! He implemented Bridson’s algorithm in Elixr, and generated the output using his image library from we...

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