This post originally appeared on an old blog on Oct 31, 2012. It’s part of a series of posts which I’m “recovering” from the archives.
This post shows off some playing around I did with a java program that renders fractals. Neat stuff. Looks like it’s still being maintained, a rarity in old software projects. As I have a newer machine now it will be neat to try it out again.
[edited lede 2019]
Flame Fractals & Java
While browsing the deviantART main page, i came across a rather enticing image. The description directed me towards this program, JWFire, which runs in java and makes some awesome fractal drawings! However, they do pretty much kill my computer outright.
[If anyone is willing to lend me a 64-bit machine with >2GbRam and >2 processors, i would be grateful!]
However, after finally generating some stuff i have these two images made up:
so, if you have a good enough computer, i would urge you to try it out for yourself!