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Langton’s Ant

2015-11-01, post № 78

mathematics, programming, Pygame, Python, #ant, #black, #black and white, #crawling, #highway, #Langton, #white

This program is a simulation of Langton’s Ant. The following image shows the ant on its highway.

Controls

  • ‘F1’ takes a screenshot,
  • ‘Space’ stops and resumes the ant’s movement.
langtons-ant.png
Source code: langtons-ant.py

Halloween

2015-10-31, post № 77

art, #animated, #animated gif, #animation, #gif, #Halloween, #pixel, #pumpkin, #scary, #spooky

This gif is dedicated to the year’s scariest date, Halloween.

halloween.gif

Spiral

2015-10-25, post № 76

programming, Pygame, Python, #around the center, #black, #black hole, #emission, #galaxy, #particles, #red, #Slow Mo Guys, #slow motion, #spin, #spinning

Inspired by a recent Slow Mo Guys video, I wrote a simulation for the shown effect. I think it looks pretty neat…

Controls

  • Up arrow increases the number of emitted particles,
  • Down arrow decreases the number of emitted particles,
  • ‘Space’ saves a screenshot.
spiral-1.png
spiral-2.png
spiral-3.png
Source code: spiral.py
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