Java Fractals

This site contains some fractals I have written, implemented through Java Applets. The Mandelbrot Set fractal applet is not complete, so it doesn't include documentation or source code. If you do not have a browser that supports Java (not just JavaScript like Netscape for Windows 3.1), I advise you to get one (such as HotJava or Netscape 2 or 3 for Win95/WinNT/Unix/Mac) or go to a site which has the fractals in GIF or JPEG files. If your browser does support Java, then you will see that the applets are loaded much faster than equal size GIF images.

Update - As well as the new look, I have removed the old mandel0 applet, since it has been superceded by the Classic Mandelbrot/Julia Set applet. Also the code has been moved to the end of this contents page to make rest of the site look more user friendly. You will also notice that I have added a section on orbit fractals that contains six new applets.

  1. IFS Fractals
  2. Complex Number Fractals

    Update - These fractals now work with Windows. Also, if they worked for you before, they will prbably run faster with more colours. (If you are interested in what changed, I have switched over to using an ImageProducer interface)

    If you want a better resolution, select a different pixel size from the list box (1 is best), and press the redraw button.

  3. Orbit Fractals
  4. Code

    Code for all my fractal applets


The pages and applets on this site were developed on computers owned by Data Analysis Australia, and I would like to thank them for allowing me to publish them on their server.

The compiler used was the Linux port of Sun's JDK 1.0.1.

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