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Monthly Archives: October 2018
Draw a filled spiral in C#
My post Draw an Archimedes spiral in C# explained how to draw multiple Archimedes spirals starting at a common center point. This post shows how you can fill the spaces between the spirals with colors. The basic idea is to … Continue reading
Posted in algorithms, graphics, mathematics
Tagged algorithms, Archimedes spiral, C#, C# programming, example, example program, filled spiral, graphics, mathematics, spiral, Windows Forms programming
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New Book: The Modern C# Challenge
My latest book, The Modern C# Challenge, is now available. It’s a collection of 100 programming challenges that let you test your ability in a wide variety of programming topics, many of which are not usually covered in traditional programming … Continue reading
Posted in algorithms, books, files, mathematics, puzzles
Tagged algorithms, books, C#, C# programming, combinations, cryptography, directories, dynamic programming, example, example program, factors, files, geometry, mathematics, permutations, prime factors, puzzles, randomization, recursion, simulations, statistics, The Modern C# Challenge, Windows Forms programming, yield
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Draw an Archimedes spiral in C#
An archimedes spiral is defined by the polar coordinate equation r = A * θ. It’s just as simple as that, and this would be a significantly shorter post except for one question: how do you know how big you … Continue reading
Posted in algorithms, graphics, mathematics
Tagged algorithms, Archimedes spiral, C#, C# programming, example, example program, graphics, mathematics, spiral, Windows Forms programming
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Make a custom component in C#
There are a couple of ways that you can approach this problem. In this post, I’ll describe two: subclassing from Component and making a control that is invisible at runtime. Subclassing From Component To make a true component, simply make … Continue reading
Posted in controls
Tagged C#, C# programming, components, controls, custom component, example, example program, Windows Forms programming
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Tile a board with randomly colored trominoes in C#
The post Tile a board with colored trominoes in C#explains how to color a tromino filing so no two adjacent trominoes share the same color. That example basically tried every possible color for each of the trominoes until it found … Continue reading
Posted in algorithms, drawing, graphics, mathematics, recursion
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Tile a board with colored trominoes in C#
The post Tile a board with trominoes in C# explains how to tile a board with a missing square with trominoes. This post shows how to color the trominoes so no two adjacent ones share the same color. The fourcolor … Continue reading
Posted in algorithms, drawing, graphics, mathematics, recursion
Tagged algorithms, C#, C# programming, colored trominoes, drawing, example, example program, graphics, induction, inductive proofs, mathematics, polyomino, polyominoes, proof, proofs, recursion, tromino, trominoes, Windows Forms programming
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Tile a board with trominoes in C#
Trominoes are polyominoes of order three. That means they are polygons made up of three equal sized squares joined at their edges. There only are two kinds of trominoes: three squares joined in a line and three squares joined in … Continue reading
Posted in algorithms, drawing, graphics, mathematics, recursion
Tagged algorithms, C#, C# programming, drawing, example, example program, graphics, induction, inductive proofs, mathematics, polyomino, polyominoes, proof, proofs, recursion, tromino, trominoes, Windows Forms programming
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Draw a randomly colored Sierpinski pentagon in C#
The example Draw a colored Sierpinski pentagon in C# lets the user click on the parts of a Sierpinski pentagon to change their colors. Eddie Bole thought it would be interesting to color the larger pentagons in addition to the … Continue reading
Posted in drawing, fractals, graphics, recursion
Tagged C#, C# programming, drawing, example, example program, fractals, graphics, recursion, recursively, Sierpinski pentagon, Windows Forms programming
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Draw a colored Sierpinski pentagon in C#
The example Draw a Sierpinski pentagon in C# shows how to draw a Sierpinski pentagon. This example modifies that one so the user can click on pentagons to change their colors. To do that, this program takes a very different … Continue reading
Posted in drawing, fractals, graphics, recursion
Tagged C#, C# programming, drawing, example, example program, fractals, graphics, recursion, recursively, Sierpinski pentagon, Windows Forms programming
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